We have a unique vantage point here at untapt; we get to work with a spectrum of companies, ranging from early stage startups to global enterprises. Across the board, our clients face the perennial problem of attracting and retaining the right technologists. Recently, we’ve noticed new trends that present challenges and opportunities for our clients.
When people join untapt, they engage in a conversation to help us understand them better. We ask, for example, what’s most important to them professionally (e.g., compensation, cool tech, work/life balance), where geographically they’d consider opportunities, and — the topic of this post! — what their job-seeking status is. As illustrated by the plot shown here, 96.3% of untapt
Software jobs are one of the few areas commonly described as a “candidate’s market” – employers compete for a relatively small pool of skilled engineers, and technologists have their pick of the lot. To ensure that you’re attracting the best talent, your interview process should take into account how ruthless the hiring process can be. And
I’d love to pass along an excellent piece of advice that I was given several years ago. It’s one of the best career-related New Year’s Resolutions I’ve heard. As software engineers, when we think about our goals, we tend to focus on developing technology skills and domain knowledge. Perhaps equally important, though, is building new
Happy New Year! Are you ready for 2017 yet? At untapt, we took a pause, sat back, and thought about how we can help you with your career next year. It got us thinking. We reminded ourselves that when it comes to managing a career, sometimes the hardest part is just taking the time to
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Here are a couple shifts we think are going to be realized in the engineering space in 2017.
Infographic on the role of coffee on the job.
These stats tell a pretty clear story on how you make sure your employees never leave your side.