Retaining and Developing Tech Industry Talent

Research shows that one of the biggest challenges SME’s in the technology sector face is the battle for talent. In addition to the large skills shortage across the sector,  an independent study of UK CIO’s found that 75% of them believed competition from larger,well known technology organisations make it harder for SME’s to attract top tech talent.

Solutions PT understands that demand for talent in their sector is fierce. In order to differentiate from competitors they have always been committed to developing a culture that their team want to belong to, based upon their strong  values and behaviours of Respect, Attitude, Communication, Enjoyment and Responsibility.

Reinforcing their strong culture of personal development and employee engagement they are committed to the continuous development of their talent pool to increase internal promotions, enable smoother leadership transitions, improve employee retention and ultimately continually improve employee and customer satisfaction.

For over 15 years their partnership with Dale Carnegie has created a culture of continuous learning, with every employee embarking on The Dale Carnegie Course to embed the way the organisation like to do business. The coaching and development culture also includes pathways for their degree-level apprentices and new leaders in the form of the High Impact Presentations and Develop Your Leadership Potential courses, as well as coaching, behavioural diagnostics and bespoke workshops.

Their results speak for themselves. For the past 10 years they have been on The Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list, as well as having been awarded Best Companies 3 Star status. In addition, they have been awarded the Investors in People Platinum Award.

Challenge

To retain internal talent by offering long-term career opportunities.

Develop future leaders.

Become an employer of choice.

Embed company culture and values throughout the organisation.

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