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Retention is critical, it’s not even important, it’s critical. Because, if you want to do some substantial things you have to keep people, especially great people, around
Carolyn Vo

Today’s tech leaders are dealing with historic levels of attrition within their organizations and are left wrestling with the reasons why their technologists are quitting. Much like being broken up with by a significant other without warning, leaders are surprised when their technologists leave after they had done all the “right” things to retain them.

Partner and Head of Engineering, Carolyn Vo spoke with Dev Interrupted Podcast host Dan Lines, Co-Founder and COO of LinearB, about the art of retention and building an engineering culture of approachability, tinkering, and healthy levity to not only retain great people, but prioritize them.

You can listen to the whole discussion below:

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46:37 min