What really keeps tech talent around — according to experts
Companies are pulling out all stops in the chase for tech talent. This goes beyond hiring the best talent, but figuring out how to make them stay. Even the biggest names in tech are struggling with low retention rates, with employees from companies like Facebook and Uber staying on average less than 2 years in their jobs. Three experts – Prerna Agarwal from recruitment agency 33 Talent; Sheryl Elnar from recruitment agency Salt; and Lim Teck Yong, Regional Head of People team in Singapore-based e-commerce firm Shopee – share their best practices for keeping tech talent around, even as job-hopping continues to be common in today’s workforce. From sleeping pods to unlimited leave, these experts weigh in on what matters most to star tech employees.