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Turnover In Tech Companies: The Programmer Skill Gap

Programmer Turnover Skill

When high turnover in tech companies strikes, there's a programmer skill gap! Many teams believe the lie that people can be productive on day one.

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When high turnover in tech companies strikes, there’s a programmer skill gap!

Even though many teams look to hire experienced people and expect them to be productive right away, this doesn’t really happen.

Many software developers or other professionals in UX, Operations, or any other aspect of software development take time to get up to speed.

They have to learn the specific architecture of the product, the details of the business, and the processes the company uses.

In this episode, I share some considerations that tech companies should consider when they put off correcting issues with their culture.

Though many companies focus on the productivity of individuals, they are actually losing big money by suffering from this gap in programmer skills because of high turnover!


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Jayme Edwards

A family man and veteran of over 30 software projects, Jayme experienced many wins and losses that led him to helping developers succeed in their careers online.