Engineering Professionals: Attraction and Retention Factors
No matter which industry vertical or sector you call home, you probably already recognise the growing talent shortage within the engineering profession. While specifics may vary between industry sectors, there are a number of key issues that will remain important or increase in significance when managing this talent gap throughout most vertical segments.
Meanwhile, sourcing and hanging on to top engineering talent remains key to reaching company goals and objectives. But before you determine how to attract and retain your talent, it is important to really understand the mindset of engineering professionals and the way they shape their career aspirations and pathways.
The shortage of talent impacts your organisation in a number of ways, but with some insight into what’s motivating engineering professionals in today’s working environment, you can focus your initiatives for attraction and retention on the issues and efforts that will matter most.