2018 Infographics

Q3 2018 Technology Workforce Trends in Europe

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across key European economies, including Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Sweden and the UK. The data reveals a more optimistic hiring environment as the number of firms with hiring freezes dropped in many countries across the region. Overall, European technology is seeing a move toward steady growth moving into the end of the year.

Published: November 2018
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Q3 2018 Life Sciences Workforce Trends in Europe

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across key European economies, including Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Sweden and the UK. On par with last quarter's data, Scandinavian companies aren’t pursuing aggressive hiring quarter over quarter. Ireland continues to stand out with high aggressive hiring as aggressive hiring in Poland and the UK make healthy upticks vs. last quarter.

Published: November 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at UK-Based Technology Companies as of Q3 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at UK-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Most software companies in the UK anticipate maintaining normal hiring plans, while at least one-third of companies in the other industries continue planning to hire only selectively.

Published: November 2018
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Q3 2018 Technology Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the major economies in Asia-Pacific, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Last quarter’s data reveals a stable hiring market as the prevalence of firms with aggressive hiring plans is steady in most markets from Q2 2018 to Q3 2018.

Published: November 2018
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Q3 2018 Life Science Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the major economies in Asia-Pacific, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. The data reveal growing caution across key markets, as the prevalence of firms with aggressive hiring plans has dropped drastically in many countries across the region from Q2 to Q3.

Published: November 2018
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Global Workforce Trends at Life Sciences Companies as of Q3 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the world’s major economies, including Brazil, China, India, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US. The data shows strong increases in aggressive hiring plans in most key markets, although China and Germany saw downturns.

Published: November 2018
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Global Workforce Trends at Technology Companies as of Q3 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the world’s major economies, including Brazil, China, India, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US. This quarter’s data is mixed, as aggressive hiring plans have dropped in several countries, including China and the UK, but remains unchanged in the US.

Published: November 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at US-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q3 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. This quarter, pre-commercial firms are a bit more cautious about hiring, while commercial firms are experiencing a boost in aggressive hiring plans approaching the end of the year.

Published: November 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at US-Based Technology Companies as of Q3 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q3 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Software and semiconductor companies reported lower overall turnover compared to last quarter, while medical device companies saw a 10% hike in the number of companies hiring aggressively.

Published: November 2018
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How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Sales Team as a Private Software Company

Successful sales compensation benchmarking requires determining how your company stacks up against the market with respect to a few key metrics. We took a close look at quota achievement levels, market coverage strategy and compensation cost of sales among private software companies to illustrate how this data can help your organization gauge the effectiveness and health of your sales force.

Published: October 2018
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Q2 2018 Technology Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the major economies in Asia-Pacific, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Last quarter’s data reveals an increasingly positive hiring market as the prevalence of firms with aggressive hiring plans is rising in most markets from Q1 2018 to Q2 2018.

Published: September 2018
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Q2 2018 Life Science Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the major economies in Asia-Pacific, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. The data reveals mixed results across key markets, with companies in several countries reporting plans to aggressively grow their headcount while others plan to scale back hiring.

Published: September 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at UK-Based Technology Companies as of Q2 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at UK-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Most software companies in the UK anticipate maintaining normal hiring plans, but one-third of companies in the other industries plan to hire only selectively.

Published: September 2018
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Q2 2018 Life Sciences Workforce Trends in Europe

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across key European economies, including Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Sweden and the UK. The data shows that Scandinavian companies aren’t pursuing aggressive hiring quarter over quarter, instead hiring at their normal rates. Ireland, however, stands out with a dramatic increase in aggressive hiring as more of the industry’s players set down roots in the country and actively recruit talent.

Published: September 2018
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Q2 2018 Technology Workforce Trends in Europe

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across key European economies, including Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Sweden and the UK. The data reveals an optimistic hiring environment as the number of firms with hiring freezes dropped across the region.

Published: September 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at US-Based Technology Companies as of Q2 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Companies reported higher voluntary turnover across all industries compared to last quarter, but hiring plans remain mixed.

Published: August 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at US-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q2 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. For pre-commercial firms hiring and turnover remain almost entirely unchanged from Q1. The story is similar for commercial firms as well, where hiring and turnover plans remain steady midway through 2018.

Published: August 2018
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Global Workforce Trends at Technology Companies as of Q2 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the world’s major economies, including Brazil, China, India, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US. This quarter’s data reflects a healthy boost of optimism as the prevalence of firms reporting aggressive hiring plans is up in nearly every country.

Published: August 2018
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Global Workforce Trends at Life Sciences Companies as of Q2 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q2 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the world’s major economies, including Brazil, China, India, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US. The data shows strong increases in aggressive hiring plans in Brazil, Russia and India. The US still outpaces the rest of the globe in terms of headcount growth.

Published: August 2018
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Key Steps to Take as You Prepare for Your IPO

The time leading up to an initial public offering (“IPO”) is always filled with excitement and intense activity. And before crossing the IPO finish line, there are a number of critical compliance, compensation and governance items to address. In our latest infographic, we outline 12 key steps every HR and compensation leader must tackle as they prepare to go public.

Published: August 2018
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A Recap of 2018 Say-on-Pay Voting Results at Technology & Life Sciences Companies

The 2018 proxy season proved challenging for some technology and life sciences companies, as Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) issued more negative Say-on-Pay voting recommendations. As a result, companies saw lower average shareholder support levels. This marks a shift from patterns observed since 2015, where Say-on-Pay results have generally improved from year to year.

Published: August 2018
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Workforce Trends in Argentina’s Technology Sector

Argentina’s economy continues to face turbulent times, including stubbornly high inflation rates and the digestion of recent economic reforms. This turbulence is reflected in the nation’s workforce trends— median overall salary budgets are near 25% and voluntary employee turnover continues to drop. Yet, a majority of technology companies in Argentina report normal hiring plans for the year ahead and some even expect to grow headcount. It will be interesting to see how rewards strategies evolve to lure reluctant talent into new roles.

Published: July 2018
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Hot Skills and Pay Premiums at US and Chinese Technology Companies

In today’s super-charged talent market, technology companies around the globe are engaged in a fierce contest to attract and retain people who possess highly prized skills. In late 2017 and early 2018, we conducted surveys of technology companies in the US and China to assess the hot skills companies are most interested in acquiring, and in some cases, willing to pay hefty compensation premiums for.

Published: July 2018
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Getting Ready for the Era of Pay Transparency

The era of pay transparency is here. As technology allows for more information sharing, access to crowdsourced compensation data has proliferated dramatically and employees now have easy access to pay data that was once top-secret. Now, employees accessing and discussing their compensation and the compensation of others openly is not only losing its taboo, it’s trending. Companies need to be ready to respond. Here are four key steps to addressing pay transparency at your company.

Published: July 2018
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What Drives Culture at Technology Companies

Technology companies get a lot of press for the unique cultures they create. And whether those cultures are laid-back and easygoing or hard-charging and results-focused, technology firms know how critical it is to have strong cultures and missions. Survey responses from the 2018 Radford Talent Pulse Survey indicate “innovation” tops the list of words used to describe company cultures in the sector, and managerial roles are key when it comes to reinforcing cultural values and driving culturally-congruent behaviors.

Published: May 2018
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What Drives Culture at Life Sciences Companies

Most people think life sciences companies have it easy when it comes to company culture. However, innovation and improving lives are not enough of a mission to set your company apart in an increasingly competitive industry. Survey responses from the 2018 Radford Talent Pulse Survey highlight the importance of being action-oriented, growth-focused and transparent to create a compelling employee value proposition.

Published: May 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at US-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q1 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the pre-commercial and commercial stages of development. For pre-commercial firms hiring and turnover remain as robust as ever. And for commercial firms, after a sluggish Q4 2017, the competition for talent is heating up again.

Published: May 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at US-Based Technology Companies as of Q1 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Companies reported more cautious hiring outlooks last quarter, but the forecast for the technology sector is holding strong and steady with the second quarter of 2018 underway.

Published: May 2018
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Q1 2018 Global Workforce Trends for Life Sciences Companies

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the world’s major economies, including Brazil, China, India, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US. The data shows some strong increases in aggressive hiring plans in China and the US, while life sciences firms in Russia, Germany and the UK are scaling back headcount growth.

Published: May 2018
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Q1 2018 Global Workforce Trends for Technology Companies

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the world’s major economies, including Brazil, China, India, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US. This quarter’s data continues to show mixed signals as the prevalence of firms reporting aggressive hiring plans as well as voluntary turnover rates is both up and down across the globe.

Published: May 2018
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Q1 2018 Technology Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the major economies in Asia-Pacific, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Last quarter’s data reveals a more positive hiring market, as the prevalence of firms with aggressive hiring plans is rising in most markets from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018. After scaling back on aggressive hiring in the region last quarter, the outlook for the global technology sector looks strong and steady with 2018 well underway.

Published: May 2018
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Q1 2018 Life Science Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2018 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the major economies in Asia-Pacific, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. The data reveals positive results across key markets, with companies in almost all markets reporting significant increases in plans to aggressively grow their headcount. This shift from last quarter reveals a more positive outlook as the regional economy picks up steam in 2018.

Published: May 2018
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The US Technology and Life Sciences IPO Market: Looking Back at 2017 and Ahead to 2018

While the US IPO market bounced back in 2017, many of the high-value, big-name private companies stayed on the sidelines. We expect this trend to continue. Here’s a look back at the 2017 IPO market plus a prediction for what’s ahead, along with some highlights on Radford’s groundbreaking pre-IPO data and venture capital offerings.

Published: April 2018
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Shifting Your Talent Mindset to Create a Winning Culture

Although compensation remains a powerful tool in the total rewards arsenal, money only goes so far when it comes to creating an employee value proposition that keeps talent engaged via a compelling corporate culture. Our new infographic explores some shifts you can make to create a winning culture regardless of your compensation budget.

Published: April 2018
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Approaches for Setting Fair Pay at Your Company

Pay equity has emerged as one of today’s hottest HR and compensation issues. Delivering pay in an equitable fashion across all demographic groups seems like a mammoth task, and knowing where to start can be challenging. Our new infographic outlines four key approaches you can explore as you set out to create sustainable fair pay practices at your organization.

Published: March 2018
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Q4 2017 Technology Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2017 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the major economies in Asia-Pacific, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Last quarter’s data reveals a more cautious hiring market, as the prevalence of firms with aggressive hiring plans is down in almost every country from Q3 to Q4. However, despite scaling back on aggressive hiring in the region, the outlook for the global technology sector still remains strong as 2018 swings into gear.

Published: March 2018
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Q4 2017 Life Science Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2017 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the major economies in Asia-Pacific, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. The data reveals mixed results across these key markets, with companies in a few countries reporting no plans to aggressively grow their headcount. This shift to may be the result of life sciences companies around the globe pursuing year-end cost saving measures.

Published: March 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at US-Based Technology Companies as of Q4 2017

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2017 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Even though a growing share of companies reported more cautious hiring outlooks in Q4, the overall state of technology sector hiring remains strong moving into 2018.

Published: January 2018
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Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at US-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q4 2017

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2017 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at US-based firms, segmenting the data by pre-commercial and commercial stages. Hiring and turnover plans at pre-commercial companies reflect a stable and competitive talent environment, while their commercial counterparts are seeing slower growth and less movement of talent.

Published: January 2018
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Global Workforce Trends at Life Sciences Companies as of Q4 2017

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2017 Workforce Trends Report for life sciences companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the world’s major economies, including Brazil, China, India, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US. The data shows some surprising declines in aggressive hiring plans in several key markets.

Published: January 2018
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Global Workforce Trends at Technology Companies as of Q4 2017

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2017 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team examined hiring plans and turnover rates across the world’s major economies, including Brazil, China, India, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US. This quarter’s data continues to show mixed signals as the prevalence of firms reporting aggressive hiring plans is up and down across the globe. However, despite scaling back on aggressive hiring, voluntary turnover is up in all countries relative to last quarter, and forecasts predict strong growth in 2018.

Published: January 2018
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