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IT hiring problems

1 - Tough FitTough Fit

53% of channel vendors and other IT companies have open positions for which they can’t find qualified candidates.

2 - All or NothingAll or Nothing

60% of IT hiring managers at these companies say they’ve never hired someone who doesn’t fit the full requirements of a job listing.

3 - Earnings DisputeEarnings Dispute

40% of these IT hiring managers say there are “gaps” in wage expectations between the candidates and their companies.

4 - Learning CurveLearning Curve

39% say the candidates can’t match the demands of new and shifting technologies.

5 - Higher StandardHigher Standard

38% say applicants have difficulties meeting requirements that are anything above entry-level.

6 - Back to SchoolBack to School

33% say candidates have too many gaps in their education and/or training to be considered for hire.

7 - Square Peg/Round HoleSquare Peg/Round Hole

29% say applicants can’t meet position requirements that are too specific.

8 - On the FlyOn the Fly

44% of these companies provide on-the-job tech skills training.

9 - Pay UpgradePay Upgrade

Only 20% of hiring managers at these companies say they offer “extremely” or “very” competitive pay, and 34% say they’ve already had to increase compensation to get to this point.

10 - Hard LineHard Line

22% say they would not consider increasing compensation for difficult-to-fill roles.