In a recent survey by Deloitte, retail executives expressed concern that the shortage of workers will limit company growth and affect the development and innovation of digitally enabled retail. The retail industry is also at a critical point in ensuring it's building diverse pipelines from early talent to executives.
of retail executives are investing more in recruiting and retaining new employees
of retail executive roles are held by ethnically diverse individuals
of retail executives expect a shortage in skilled IT and analytics workers
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Robert Half, DailyPay
Invest the right resources to convert and retain early talent
Early career programs, like internships and apprenticeships, are the key to ensuring a sustainable and diverse workforce. Are you providing a meaningful and engaging experience?
This is where Symba comes in. We’re not another recruiting or sourcing solution - we help onboard, manage, and engage early talent from program acceptance to alumni engagement. With our award-winning end-to-end platform, you can effectively measure and improve your early career programs.
Increase in administrative efficiencies
Customers have been able to scale their early career programs by over 500%
Increase in program participant to full-time conversion rates
Here’s how you can optimize your early career program with Symba
"The time savings for us was huge - we were able to remove a contractor resulting in cost savings."
– Global Early Talent Leader at Enterprise Biotech Company
How an Enterprise Biotech Company Improved Program Efficiencies by 99.7%
One of the world's foremost biotech companies partnered with Symba to optimize its internship program. With over 900 interns and 35+ start dates, they were looking for a solution to streamline manual processes, easily collect data from program surveys, and provide a central place for resources.
They were able to improve operational efficiencies and show ROI, leading to their team signing a multi-year contract and exanding their usage with Symba.
Symba is a women-founded tech startup that began as an action project with the late Congressman John Lewis to increase access to early career experiences for underserved talent.
On a mision to #OpenUpTheWorkforce, we advocate for paid, accessible, and inclusive early career opportunities, and partner with nonprofits like YUPRO and INROADS to serve Opportunity Talent and underrepresented communities.