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If you’re in IT, you know it all too well: finding talented employees has arguably never been harder.
Indeed, with unemployment in the tech sector in the low single digits, building a skilled workforce is one of the industry’s steepest barriers to growth, according to Sunny Kaila (pictured), CEO of IT By Design, a provider of staffing, help desk, and other IT services based in Jersey City, N.J. Most channel pros aren’t having business problems, he says. “They’re having people problems.”
With job openings everywhere, moreover, keeping the people you already have can be as serious a challenge as recruiting new ones. On track to have 700 employees by the end of the year, though, IT By Design knows a thing or two about retaining employees. Here are four of the most effective techniques the company uses to keep its workers motivated, engaged, and on the job.
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