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11 Reasons Guarded Optimism Prevails on IT Hiring Front

2 days ago | by Dennis McCafferty

Separate surveys from two career and employment companies indicate that IT hiring managers remain cautiously optimistic about staffing expansions. The two surveys, from Dice and TEKsystems, reveal... Read More »



  • IT Channel Businesses Remain Confident in Q2 Despite Some Concerns
    IT channel companies remain optimistic about business prospects in the second quarter of 2014, according to a recent survey from CompTIA. The Q2 IT Industry Business Confidence Index marks the third consecutive quarter that IT industry executives in...
  • IT Companies Struggle to Hire Qualified Workers
    It's pretty tough to find good help these days, isn't it? While that may sound like an age-old reality for managers since, well, forever, it's a growing concern among IT companies, according to a recent survey from The majority of...
  • Gauging the State of the Solution Provider
    Strong growth, particularly in the small and midsize business (SMB) space, is driving a significant uptick in demand for IT services, according to a new global survey of 1,300 solution providers conducted by Decision Tree Labs on behalf of Autotask,...
  • Aligning IT Opportunities With the Business
    From a channel perspective, selling IT is often about first navigating the priorities of the business. In the ideal scenario, a solution provider gets a mandate from the business leaders within the organization that has the full support of the...
  • IT Vendors Face Multiple Hiring Challenges
    Technology vendors are still struggling to rebound from the recession after five years, and the delayed recovery is taking a toll on their hiring plans, according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder and About one-third of IT hiring...
  • Five Things Your Employees Want
    Today's employees expect a workplace with flexible technology policies, telecommuting and flex programs, challenging and meaningful work, and a fun work environment.
  • CEOs Weigh In on Future of the Tech Sector
    Tech-sector CEOs express confidence in the future of the global economy—and are aiming to boost staffing and strategic partnership/M&A initiatives as a result, according to a recent survey from PwC. The accompanying “Global CEO...
  • Tech Vendors' CFOs Anticipate a Healthy Year Ahead
    When the chief financial officer is having a good day, everyone is. Fortunately, these fiduciary gatekeepers are expecting good days ahead, according to a recent survey from BDO USA. The majority of tech vendors' CFOs anticipate rising sales...
  • Tech Firms Turn to Delicious Perks to Lure Employees
    Employers are offering free lunches and other attractive benefits to help reel in the best and the brightest IT professionals.
  • From ROI to ROS: Return on Skills
    Better skills—coupled with secondary factors such as cultural fit, personality and geography—generally translate into a better compensation package for workers.

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