By Lelit Barrios, Hubport Group
There is an imminent need to bring- in fresh agents into the IT industry
field and innovative approaches to recruitment should be adapted if this
field is to beckon the skilled workmen it needs in the future, as
Presently, the IT field is encumbered with an overhanging talent gap
born from abated computer and internet- related course enrollments and
inevitably retiring baby boomers in the years to come, and the type of
workers the industry needs the most are very hard to come by.
The solution, according to analysts, is for the IT industry to update
their recruitment approaches to make It jobs an appealing career option
for qualified people who have taken to alternate routes into fields
which they think will be a better shot at achieving a succesfull career.
If not, the alienation between IT and the rest of the enterprise will
never be reversed in the future.
Take positive steps to get the message out that IT work is a worthy
career choice, stable and sustainable. Post ads in reputable sites
seeking for qualified, intelligent, and motivated people who are eager
for advancement and willing to work hard. The truth of the matter is,
the IT field is very fast paced and these changes need to be supported
by providing a multitude of mentoring and internship, constant long
hours, weekend work, and on- call holidays. Thus, an attractive work
benefit scheme should come with the offer. IT companies should purposely
aid it`s employees in maintaining a better work and life balance to
avoid recruitment issues.