Q: As an engineering manager, what are things in my control that I can do to retain software engineers?
This question could not be more timely. We are still in the middle of one of the hottest job markets I’ve seen, and at the beginning of what might be ‘The Great Reshuffle’: more people in tech switching jobs more rapidly, with many entering the job market for the first time since the pandemic started.
In this issue we cover:
Four predictors of attrition and getting ahead of them.
Early-career engineers: advice on how to retain them.
Retaining software engineers.
Engineering managers: retention approaches.