Employee turnover in Tech 

By Dale Cullen

Employee Turnover  (attrition rate) in tech, is higher than most industries


According to LinkedIn, in 2021 the tech industry had a turnover rate of...


Compared to an average of 10.6% in jobs overall 

It’s more efficient and cost-effective to retain high-quality employees than it is to source, recruit, and onboard a replacement employee


Reasons for a high attrition rate in tech...

1. Seeking higher compensation (71%)

2. Looking for better working conditions (47%)

3. Seeking more responsibility (32%)

4. Seeking more creative opportunities (26%).


Learn more about attrition rate in tech...

There is such demand for tech roles, that workers know they can quit and find something better. The employees have the power. 





Use tech screening tools to assess skills before hiring to make sure you hire the right employees 

Reskill/upskill current employees for new roles

How to prevent high attrition rate in tech?




How to prevent high attrition rate in tech?

Promote a healthy work/life balance. Organize regular workplace social events. 

Use a digital skills map to identify areas of improvement & incentivize employees to learn new skills

Learn more about digital skills management to reskill employees & improve your retention rate