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September 6th, 2023
Raises higher than 7% to 10% over the next two years are highly unlikely due to macroeconomic conditions. However, salary increases at the point of hire are maintaining post-pandemic percentages based on high demand and low supply of candidates, especially for mid-market professionals.
In the technology sector, employee happiness is plummeting fast. Beyond industry-wide financial stumbles, unpopular return-to-office mandates may be to blame. Human resources professionals should reconsider and advocate for flexible or fully remote work environments
Overall, June 2023 represented an all-time low for employee happiness, which peaked near the beginning of the pandemic in April 2020. 2023 mirrors the dramatic, atypical patterns we saw during the first months of the pandemic.
Like employee happiness, volatility has decreased throughout 2023. Employees aren't experiencing highs or lows—instead, they are expressing a sense of resignation or even apathy.er.
September 20th, 2023
The higher an employee's bonus potential, the more likely they are to stay in their current job from Labor Day to New Years Day.
Top 3 reasons to hire aggressively in September and October:
Roles that pay $150K+ become harder to fill after October because qualified candidates are waiting for year-end bonuses.
Sales and business development professionals often like to use Q4 as ramp time in a new role so they can hit targets for 2024 goals.
New hires are most refreshed and ready to start a new job after a summer holiday/vacation.