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At SkyWater Search we specialize in a number of disciplines, including the fast-paced, constantly changing IT sector. Here’s our take on current trends affecting the industry, together with our advice for hiring managers seeking the top talent:
Employers are under increasing pressure to find new ways to source the talent needed to meet business objectives. As specialists in both the tech and engineering sectors at SkyWater Search, we’ve observed three key trends which may create challenges for employers trying to connect with the qualified candidates their organization needs.
American employees are disengaged and millions are looking for a new job. As a number of IT companies are beginning to discover, the sector isn’t immune. With low levels of unemployment and a scarcity of available talent, employers can’t afford to assume their top performers are satisfied in their work.
In recent months we’ve seen a rise in the number of counter-offers offered to candidates as sought after skills becoming harder to find. As the labor market improves, we expect to see the number and strength of these counter-offers increase.
Earlier this week the Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal announced their 2019 Best Place To Work award recipients. For the fifth year, SkyWater Search Partners has made the list. We are so humbled and honored to make the list again this year. Here are a few words about what this award means to us.