These are boom times for the tech industry. You’ve heard the numbers: The average salary for a U.S. tech industry worker stands at $108,900, although wages can reach much higher numbers. Recent research puts U.S. tech employment at 7.3 million workers – and rising. However, according to the Tech Leavers Study by the Kapor Center for Social Impact, tech turnover …
The most frequently cited reason for employees in the tech industry leaving their jobs was working in an unfair environment. The Tech Leavers study was conducted by Kapor Center for Social Impact.
People who identify as LGBT are more likely than other underrepresented groups to leave jobs in technology because they experienced bullying and hostility.
Thought the workplace of the future would be utopian? Think again. If you’re not working in the tech industry yet, you might be soon, as the sector engulfs more and more professions.
In Silicon Valley and San Francisco, tech workers’ otherwise plush salaries don’t always pay the rent. But it isn’t the impacted cost of housing in the Bay Area that’s causing the highest rate of turnover in the industry. As a new study suggests, mistreatment in the workplace is the prevailing trend forcing high-paid techies to flee their jobs en masse.
Unfair treatment is the largest reason people voluntarily leave tech jobs, according to a first-of-its-kind study. Here are ways your company can improve retention.
The Tech Leavers Study surveyed over 2000 professionals who had left a position working in the tech industry and found that 20 per cent of LGBT employees had experienced bullying within the work place.
Unfair treatment meted out to certain kinds of workers is driving away people from tech jobs. According to the ‘Tech Leavers Study’ by the Kapor Center for Social Impact, not only is unfairness the biggest reason for tech workers to quit jobs, it can also cost tech companies close to $16 billion per year to find replacements. The study spans …
A first-of-its-kind analysis has revealed why Americans in the tech industry have voluntarily left their jobs—with LGBT+ responders citing bullying as the main reason.
A WORKPLACE with catered lunches prepared by chefs, free yoga classes, botanic gardens to stroll through, a golf simulator and a $200,000 yearly salary. You’d never leave right? Well, that’s the kind of lavish digs on offer from many big tech companies in the US, but a surprising number of workers are leaving these seemingly plum positions.
Unfair treatment is the No. 1 reason U.S. adults voluntarily left jobs in a technology-related industry or roles within the last three years, according to a study from The Kapor Center for Social Impact and Harris Poll. The study surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. residents
A first-of-its-kind study has found that people of color and women are being driven away from the tech industry, citing racism, sexism and a toxic work environment as the reasons they left.