IT Management Slideshow: IT Hiring: 4Q 2010 to Bring Decline?

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 09-14-2010
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IT Hiring: 4Q 2010 to Bring Decline?

IT Hiring: 4Q 2010 to Bring Decline?

9 percent of CIOs plan to add IT staff before the end of the year.
Call it the "half full/half empty" perspective. CIOs are projecting modest increases when it comes to adding IT staff between now and the end of the year, according to the latest survey from recruitment firm Robert Half Technology. While the overall picture is more positive than it was a year ago, the numbers demonstrate a notable decline in hiring sentiments from the 3Q 2010 forecast. Still, given that fears of a double-dip recession linger, the fact that the numbers are trending upward at all is an encouraging sign, and there are certain IT skills that will remain in high demand. More than 1,400 CIOs from U.S. companies with 100 or more employees took part in the survey. See what their outlook is, and which IT skills are getting the most interest from CIOs:
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.


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