of business leaders said that a digital skill shortage was preventing them from keeping up with the pace of change.
1 in 3 (33%) of the skills listed in an average job posting in IT, Finance or Sales in 2017 are already obsolete.
Solving The Tech Skills Shortage
Recruiting tech talent has never been more competitive. In a 2022 survey of almost 2000 digital leaders across 83 countries, 70% said that a digital skill shortage was preventing them from keeping up with the pace of change.
And for companies outside of the traditional tech sphere, hiring tech talent can be even more challenging. With the market more competitive than ever, these companies routinely find themselves outbid for tech talent or bypassed altogether by top candidates with more lucrative offers in front of them.
But there are still ways to land top tech talent, even as a non-technical recruiter or hiring manager. In this article, we’ll discuss five of the most significant barriers to recruiting tech talent that businesses are facing today — and how to overcome them.