Project Management Investigate

10 reasons your star programmer may be looking to leave

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Executive Summary

Top programmers are not easy to find. It takes time to cull through dozens, if not hundreds, of resumes to find the magic combination you want, and it takes hours to perform interviews. After all of that, you still need to jump through hoops to make sure that your best candidates accept your offer rather than someone else's.

Yet all too often, these hard-to-find (and hard-to-hire) employees are neglected once they come on board. While proper compensation is, of course, a large part of employee retention, the top programmers need more than a great pay check. Justin James offers 10 reasons why your star programmer might be looking to leave -- and what you can do to convince them to stick around.

This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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