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April U.K. News Roundup for Companies Hiring Tech Talent

While the demand for top tech talent was a common trend in the U.S last month, the shortage of viable tech talent and the ways companies are addressing the issue was an overwhelmingly popular trend this month for the U.K. The demand for tech talent accompanied by the skills shortage has left the industry searching for solutions and competing for top candidates that will help fuel their companies’ growth and success.

April News Roundup for Companies Hiring Tech Talent

Even though it’s a new month, the transition to a career in coding was still a main topic of conversation. We also saw some new additions to the hiring discussion, including the high demand and struggles associated with recruiting top tech talent and how companies and recruiters are handling the situation.

March U.K. News Roundup for Companies Hiring Tech Talent

Despite uncertainty from Brexit and other macro factors, hiring news in the UK this month followed similar patterns to what was covered in US media. Demand for new skills continues to grow. And just as tech companies in the US continue to hire outside of New York and San Francisco, the definition of a “tech hub” in the UK is expanding. As companies require new skills in offices in more locations, they must also diversify their applicant pool.

March News Roundup for Companies Hiring Tech Talent

News in March was focused on change and career development. Competition for tech talent continues to intensify, and companies are doing a lot to stay ahead of the curve. This is especially apparent in multiple outlets reporting on a desire for atypical skills that can bring new perspective and value to companies.

February News Roundup for Companies Hiring Tech Talent

Post by Rich Moy on Mar 5, 2019 12:00:00 PM

February is a short month but was long on articles about the tech hiring landscape.

New research suggested that companies are struggling to find candidates with the right combination of technical and soft skills. Multiple outlets also reported on the evolving (and complicated) role of artificial intelligence in recruiting.

Updates about emerging technologies, new recruiting tactics, and the best cities for innovation are prominent in this edition of our monthly news roundup. And “a glimpse at the year ahead” posts from thought leaders continued to surface, including an insightful piece from Bill Gates.

January News Roundup for Companies Hiring Tech Talent

Post by Rich Moy on Feb 19, 2019 12:00:00 PM

It may be mid-February but the top news stories from January are still driving the conversation, and they’re all about the growing talent shortage. Multiple reports published last month projected the talent gap to grow exponentially over the next few years, especially as more emerging technologies enter the mainstream. We also saw HR experts respond to these estimates by thinking outside the box to attract and retain developers.

This is the third installment of our monthly roundup of talent acquisition news. January was filled with new research on the tech talent landscape, wage growth for developers, as well as new professional certifications that could drastically impact candidate pools for tough-to-fill jobs.

December News Roundup for Companies Hiring Tech Talent

The New Year often signals a hiring push. It also means a flood of candidates ready to make a change that extends beyond more time in the gym (read: New Year, new job.) But as our research has shown, developers don’t always follow typical patterns and they are among the most competitive talent pools.

This is our second monthly news round-ups where we highlight prominent talent acquisition news in the tech world. December was a month filled with talks on how A.I. will impact hiring in the future, the importance of diversity in the workplace, and a continued focus on blockchain and cryptocurrency.

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