24 Jan

Why this Schenectady tech company is offering a $10,000 recruiting bonus

By Chelsea Diana  – Reporter, Albany Business Review
Jan 24, 2020, 2:28pm EST

Transfinder Corp. is offering employees a bonus of up to $10,000 if they help recruit engineers, as the Schenectady software company continues to struggle with hiring local software developers.

CEO Antonio Civitella said the company, which previously gave $5,000 referral bonuses to employees, increased the bonus for hiring engineers and kept it at $5,000 for recruiting other employees. Civitella said that no employees have received the $10,000 bonus yet.

"It's hard — if it was easy, we would not give $10,000," he said.

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