The IT department of most medium-sized businesses may often be the butt of a joke. One usually envisions a stereotypical “nerd” fixing printers. Even if a company has an IT team, many also face an additional issue: the increasing IT skills gap. It’s harder than ever for businesses to find qualified IT talent.
In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that 1.4 million computer science-related jobs will be available by 2020, but only 400,000 computer science graduates will have the skills to fill the open positions.
As many businesses struggle to fill IT positions, it is important to consider all options, from an in-house expert to a managed service provider. During this podcast, our experts will tell you what to look for when hiring an IT professional.