The IT job market has been so strong now for over 15 months, and it looks like it will continue to be strong in 2015/2016. Organizations across the country are expected to continue to increase their staff, from help desk to desktop support and especially in areas such as system administrators, network engineers, DBAs, and developers. The demand has been enormous, so the candidate pool for skilled labor is shrinking—as organizations expand the IT departments. How, then, can your organization attract the right candidates for your open positions? Read on for our five tips to meeting your growing IT requirements in a competitive hiring environment.
There is a world of truth when someone says, “All the good people are working.” Simply having a job opening is no longer sufficient for attracting top talent. For example, for every network engineer position posted in a city, there is an average of 80 or more positions just like it. Your organization needs strong employee branding and attractive reasons why candidates should choose you over the other 80. Here’s how you can stand out.