IT Jobs: Solution Providers Speak Out on Talent Crisis

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    Lawrence Walsh

    | Posted 2008-11-12
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The ratio of solution providers that say the IT talent shortage is a serious or critical issue affecting their ability to do business.
When it comes to IT jobs, good help is hard to find, even in this economy. Solution providers are having a hard time filling IT jobs for sales and tech talent, according to the Channel IT Talent survey conducted by Channel Insider and Amazon Consulting. Here's how the IT jobs crisis is impacting solution provider businesses.
Lawrence Walsh Lawrence Walsh is editor of Baseline magazine, overseeing print and online editorial content and the strategic direction of the publication. He is also a regular columnist for Ziff Davis Enterprise's Channel Insider. Mr. Walsh is well versed in IT technology and issues, and he is an expert in IT security technologies and policies, managed services, business intelligence software and IT reseller channels. An award-winning journalist, Mr. Walsh has served as editor of CMP Technology's VARBusiness and GovernmentVAR magazines, and TechTarget's Information Security magazine. He has written hundreds of articles, analyses and commentaries on the development of reseller businesses, the IT marketplace and managed services, as well as information security policy, strategy and technology. Prior to his magazine career, Mr. Walsh was a newspaper editor and reporter, having held editorial positions at the Boston Globe, MetroWest Daily News, Brockton Enterprise and Community Newspaper Company.

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