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Five Ways to Retain IT People When You Need Them Most

Virtual fences


Mergers create uncertainty that can prompt valuable information technology (IT) people to look for new opportunities outside the company. If companies are not prepared to act fast, they risk losing key employees – just when they need them most. What can companies do to stop them from fleeing? Or, more important, what can companies do to earn their commitment to the transformation ahead?

Deloitte Consulting LLP’s article "Virtual Fences" talks about five critical steps to help retain and build a strong IT team to get the job done, including:

  1. Start with a baseline
  2. Decide on your long-term direction
  3. Create a short-term road map
  4. Build bridges and commitment
  5. Focus on meeting goals and celebrate along the way

Download the article to learn more about the practical insights and critical steps to retaining people.

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