Tech Grad Shortage Changes

By CIOinsight  |  Posted 12-14-2007 Print Email


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Tech Grad Shortage Changes the Face of IT

CIOs expect fewer young people to enter the IT profession, and say half of those who graduate with IT and computer science degrees aren't well prepared. At the same time, they think IT organizations will grow. How to square this circle? Offshoring junior technical roles are one way but another is to import technical staff. Most IT executives believe the hiring of H1B visa holders will increase. IT organizations and vendors will try to attract college grads, minorities and women to IT, but there will be no quick turnaround.

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