2019 Infographics

New business challenges are shifting talent demands. Is your business ready to meet them?

The digital age is forcing companies in every sector to compete for a finite group of key technical, creative and business talent, and it’s changing what they require of talent, as well as what talent requires of them.

Published: June 2019
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Radford Q1 2019 Technology Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 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. Q1 data reveal a steady hiring environment as the prevalence of firms with aggressive hiring plans is on the rise across the region.

Published: May 2019
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Radford Q1 2019 Life Sciences Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 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 caution for key markets in Asia, as the prevalence of firms with aggressive hiring plans has dropped in almost every country across the region since last quarter.

Published: May 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at U.K.-Based Technology Companies as of Q1 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.K.-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Most software companies in the U.K. anticipate maintaining normal hiring plans, with another 14% planning to hire aggressively. Over 93% of medical device companies also reported normal hiring plans in the first quarter of the year.

Published: May 2019
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Radford Q1 2019 Technology Workforce Trends in Europe

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 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 U.K. The data reveal an optimistic hiring environment among technology companies in Europe, as the number of firms with hiring freezes continued to drop across most countries in the region.

Published: May 2019
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Radford Q1 2019 Life Sciences Workforce Trends in Europe

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 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 U.K. Compared to last quarter, Germany, Ireland and Poland appear appear to be putting the breaks on headcount growth while companies in the U.K. are more optimistic.

Published: May 2019
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Radford Global Workforce Trends at Technology Companies as of Q1 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 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 U.K. and the U.S. This quarter’s hiring data reveals heightened optimism as aggressive hiring plans have risen globally.

Published: May 2019
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Radford Global Workforce Trends at Life Sciences Companies as of Q1 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 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 U.K. and the U.S. The data shows mixed results for hiring plans. Brazil, Russia and India appear more cautious about headcount growth, while the U.K. and China are more optimistic vs. the previous quarter.

Published: May 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at U.S.-Based Technology Companies as of Q1 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Turnover is slightly down among software companies compared to the previous quarter, while semiconductor companies saw a decrease in in the number of companies hiring aggressively.

Published: April 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at U.S.-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q1 2019

Following the publication of Radford’s Q1 2019 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, the competition for talent has cooled slightly among pre-commercial firms, while commercial firms are adopting a more optimistic outlook, with a 10% increase in the amount of firms reporting aggressive hiring plans.

Published: April 2019
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From career ladders to career climbing walls: How fluid is your job architecture framework?

As companies seek to hire more digital talent, many find that the historical career ladder approach with simple vertical progression no longer resonates. Instead, employees seek the opportunities to learn and grow across disciplines or geographies. To support this, companies need a job structure that balances both consistency and flexibility, as well as allows for compelling career paths. While most companies may not be able to attain an "open market" approach to job architecture, taking steps to allow for customizable career growth for employees will help ensure the employment value equation balances out. Learn more in the infographic below and read Using Job Architecture to Enable Digital Transformation for even more rich insights.

Published: April 2019
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Radford Q4 2018 Technology Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 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 reveal a steady hiring environment as the prevalence of firms with aggressive hiring plans is up across the region from Q3 2018 to Q4 2018.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Q4 2018 Life Sciences Workforce Trends in Asia

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 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 optimism across key markets, as the prevalence of firms with aggressive hiring plans has risen drastically in many countries across the region from Q3 to Q4.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at U.S.-Based Technology Companies as of Q4 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.S.-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Software companies reported slightly aggressive hiring this quarter, while semiconductor companies saw an 8% hike in the number of companies hiring aggressively.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Commercial Stage at U.S.-Based Life Sciences Companies as of Q4 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 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 aggressive about hiring plans, while commercial firms are far more cautious, with a 16% decrease in the amount of firms reporting aggressive hiring and a 10% increase in the amount of firms hiring selectively.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Global Workforce Trends at Technology Companies as of Q4 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 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 U.K. and the U.S. This quarter’s data is mixed reveals caution, as aggressive hiring plans have dropped globally.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Global Workforce Trends at Life Sciences Companies as of Q4 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 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 U.K. and the U.S. The data shows strong increases in aggressive hiring plans in Brazil, China and Germany, while other economies appear more cautious.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Q4 2018 Technology Workforce Trends in Europe

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 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 U.K. The data reveal an optimistic hiring environment among technology companies in Europe, as the number of firms with hiring freezes continued to drop across most countries in the region.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Q4 2018 Life Sciences Workforce Trends in Europe

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 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 U.K. Compared to last quarter, Germany appears more optimistic about planned headcount growth while companies in Ireland and the U.K. are putting the brakes on hiring.

Published: February 2019
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Radford Turnover & Hiring Sentiment by Industry at U.K.-Based Technology Companies as of Q4 2018

Following the publication of Radford’s Q4 2018 Workforce Trends Report for technology companies, our team took a deep dive into hiring plans and turnover rates at U.K.-based firms, segmenting the data by the software, hardware, semiconductor and medical device industries. Most software companies in the U.K. anticipate maintaining normal hiring plans, while 75% of medical device companies are hiring normally in the last quarter of the year.

Published: February 2019
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Before You Grant an Additional Founder Equity Award, Ask Yourself These Key Questions

There are a variety of situations at a private company that may create a need for additional equity awards to founders. While there is no one-size-fits-all methodology for determining the need for additional founder grants, there are a few key questions that may help guide your decision if your company is considering these types of awards.

Published: January 2019
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What Board Composition Factors Should Your Company Consider as You Recruit New Directors?

Establishing a board of directors is a critical step for private companies that are transitioning to the public sphere. Once you know how your company will be listed and get your independence requirements in order, it’s time to select individuals to represent shareholders and oversee corporate management. Here are some key factors you should consider as you recruit directors for your public board.

Published: January 2019
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Promotion Practices at Technology Companies in the United States

What percentage of your staff will you promote this year? Our research shows that, on average, 10% of technology company employees were promoted last year, with average base salary increases over 8%.

Published: January 2019
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Promotion Practices at Life Sciences Companies in the United States

What percentage of your staff will you promote this year? Our research shows that, on average, 11% of life sciences company employees were promoted last year, with average base salary increases over 9%.

Published: January 2019
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