We’re living through a prolonged engineering talent drought—in 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that there were 1.4 million more software development jobs than qualified candidates. In a recent survey, 68% of engineers say they changed jobs for remote opportunities. Developers want the option to work remotely, and they want to join teams that prioritize their wellbeing, mental health and learning and development opportunities.
Everybody needs to truly feel like a first-rank employee. I want everybody, no matter where they’re located – Latin America, the U.S., Canada – to feel that their voice matters just as much as somebody sitting in headquarters.— Jossie Haines, VP of Software Engineering and Head of DEI at Tile