We Need To Solve The Technology Talent Problem

We have a technology problem in the U.S. There are over 500,000 open IT and software jobs in the U.S. right now. That number is only going to grow. How do we fill the current job openings and train people for the upcoming demand? The Problem Code.org estimates we are at 500,000 open IT jobs right now. In another Forbes article, we wrote how the number of IT and software jobs will double in 10 years. Even during April, one of the worst months of Covid, the unemployment rate for IT people only went to 4.3%. Compare that to the [...]

Why It’s Harder to Recruit IT and Software People

We talk to our customers and prospects daily about finding good, quality IT and software people. Everyone is arriving at the same conclusion - it is getting harder to find those high caliber IT and Software people to join your company. Some will respond with “no kidding?’. There is an obviousness to the statement. But even to those who want to dismiss it, we challenge that most IT hiring managers are still underestimating the tech skills gap. Here are a few numbers to put things in perspective: According to Code.org, there are 500,000 open IT and software job in [...]

Why do IT and Tech People Cost So Much? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why do IT and Tech People Cost So Much? IT salaries are increasing. Many managers wonder why IT and tech people cost so much. New Technologies Leads to Increased Demand for Tech Skills  Leads to More expensive .NET developers (or UX programmers or Java Programmers…) Read More: Top 5 IT Cyber Security Certifications with the Greatest ROI >> Read More: How Employers Plan to Deal With the IT Skills Gap? >> Read More: Why Do IT and Tech People Cost So Much? >> Read More: 5 questions to Identity a Software Team Player >> Read More: Your IT Job Description [...]

IT and Tech Skills Are Getting More Specialized

The contemporary world is all about technology, and technology is evolving with each passing day. So much so, it has become difficult for IT managers to keep up with every change. This fast change in technology has affected both the nature of IT jobs and the expectations of CIOs and CTOs of IT companies from tech talent. It’s true that the demand for tech talent is increasing and will continue to increase in the days to come, but the employment criteria for IT and tech talent has changed with time because tech skills are getting more and more specialized. [...]

Why Do IT and Tech People Cost So Much?

The number of companies looking for qualified and competent tech talent across the country is increasing with time. Most of the SMBs and software companies get a shock when they finally shortlist candidates for the job and ask the candidates to quote their salaries. Yes, it’s true. IT and tech talent is super-expensive and will continue to be that way in the years to come as well. Bigger organizations and larger IT groups have grown accustomed to the monetary demands put forward by the IT and tech talent these days. They’re big, they can afford the costly tech talent, [...]