Careers Slideshow: Keeping IT Workers Happy

By Ericka Chickowski  |  Posted 08-18-2009

Keeping IT Workers Happy

57% of recruiters and hiring managers said salaries for new employees are falling this year.

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35% said that salaries for new employees will remain flat through the end of the year.

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35% of IT workers said that job security was the best thing companies can offer when salary increases aren't an option.

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32% of IT workers said training and certification classes add value to a job.

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31% of IT workers named flexible work hours as the top incentive beyond salary.

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Coming in at dead last, only 2% of IT workers said that C-level recognition for job performance adds an appreciable amount of value to a job when salary bumps aren't on the table.

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Dice reports the number of total available tech jobs on its site went down 15.2% between Feb. 2 and Aug. 3.

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Over the month of July, the total number of jobs was relatively flat. The decrease was less than 1%, or approximately 418 jobs.

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