Top Tech Talent Insights of 2021

By Jes­si­ca Mitsch ● December 28, 2021

With experts predicting the tech talent boom of 2021 to continue into 2022, it’s safe to say that 2021 has been a transformative year when it comes to talent strategies for technology companies.

The top tech talent insights for businesses from 2021 represent both the immediate impacts of the tech talent war, as well as the macro trends that were a long time coming for the industry.


Tal­ent Iden­ti­fi­ca­tion: Upskilling Your Cor­po­rate Team

With demand for tech talent on the rise, the best way to meet the demand may be closer than you think. Upskilling current, loyal employees emphasizes to your team that you’re invested in their growth while also presenting a valuable opportunity to take your business up a notch. In this piece, we dive into how to best identify employees who could be excellent candidates for upskilling. 

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Cul­ti­vate Tal­ent: Build a Sol­id Foun­da­tion for Upskilling and Reskilling

So you’ve successfully identified talent who will be great candidates for training - what now? How can your team best prepare these employees for upskilling and reskilling? Why is the preparation needed before training? Why isn’t educational training enough of a launchpad to cultivate talent?

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How to Retain Tech Tal­ent: Com­bat­ting the Great Resignation

With resignation rates at an all-time high, and the tech talent war raging, it is imperative for employers to figure out how to retain workers when many skilled employees are calling it quits. In this piece, we lay out strategies that business leaders should consider to keep their top talent engaged.

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Build­ing a Win­ning Tech Tal­ent Pipeline Strategy

With more and more businesses realizing the importance of investment in digital transformation, the gap in tech talent continues to increase, meaning a massive labor shortage. For organizations looking to win in 2022, there has never been a more important time to strategize how to best source and retain tech talent. In this eBook, we overview 4 proven methods to fill your talent pipeline.

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As we begin 2022, tech leadership will be well-served if they are intentional about both investing in their current loyal talent as well as being strategic in how they source new talent. 2021 brought huge changes to the tech landscape, forcing the industry to pivot and evolve to meet demand.