Here are some things to pay attention to when it comes to hiring and retaining non-STEM employees these days:
But your non-STEM employees are especially vulnerable.Why?
I bet, if you talk with your non-STEM employees, you’ll find that they:
Employers who want to keep their non-STEM employees around have to be increasingly aware of their “Push Factors,” or the things that are in your contro that push people away.
Turning a blind eye can cost you dearly. Your STEM employees may be building your product (which is important!), but your non-STEM employees are the ones selling your product, listening to your customers & making sure daily operations are running smoothly.
Being intentional about your strategy for retaining these folks could keep you from losing out as the landscape of possibility increases.