The biggest challenge for the software industry is finding sufficient talent to execute their development roadmap. Talent is globally dispersed and competition is often fierce within the main hubs, making it difficult to attract and retain top talent.
The trend in software continues to be AI, however, the investment in this space currently doesn’t match the impact in the market, so companies will continue to explore commercial opportunities and applications of the technology. The rapid rate of innovation is creating new challenges in respect to cybersecurity, skills gaps and regulatory requirements.
Assessing talent effectively including competency and capability testing during the recruitment process is critical to ensuring that they have the skills needed, prior to making an offer. In a highly competitive recruitment market, having a point of difference that helps you stand out is going to stand you in good stead. Having a strong employer brand, interesting projects and a culture based on trust and freedom will only enhance your ability to attract and retain the best talent.
Talent Insight identifies trends, challenges, opportunities and the major players, both businesses and individuals, so you can make better informed business decisions.
We’ll scour relevant talent pools to identify qualified candidates for your talent acquisition team to approach.
From the initial approach to the interview stage, we’ll engage hard-to-find and/or passive talent, screening each candidate against your hiring criteria and deliver a list of ready-now or ready-later candidates for current and future requirements.
Our thorough approach to executive search allows us to identify and secure the high-level candidates who can guide your business through times of transformation.
We provide a fully outsourced process for ensuring leadership hires in your business, allowing you to focus on business priorities without worrying about succession or finding new leaders.
We verify a candidate’s background and credentials to ensure every hire you make is the right one and to mitigate hiring risks.
By identifying the strengths and weaknesses of executive candidates, we make sure only the best join your senior team.
From establishing new talent pools and supporting business growth to identifying leadership teams who can help the company meet new customer demands, our insights will give your talent acquisition strategy an unparalleled advantage.
The Armstrong Craven team are experts in talent research and are always ready to support companies as they grow with the industry.
Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics
The projected need for developers will increase 21% by 2028. With developers having the highest turnover rate of any sector at 13.2%, it’s critical for businesses know how to attract and retain these employees.
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