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How to build a ‘citizen developer’ workforce

With a dearth of professional developer talent, and low-code and no-code platforms proliferating, organizations are turning to tech-savvy business users to solve application needs. But the shadow IT approach can be risky.

How Generation Z workers are different from everyone else

They're diverse, educated, and resourceful. And while they've grown up with screens everywhere, they crave the human touch more than their predecessors.

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As frontline workers eye the exit, digital tools can aid staff retention

For many retail, hospitality, and transportation companies, employee retention has become a priority — and new digital tools are increasingly seen as an important way to keep frontline workers from leaving.

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Companies move to drop college degree requirements for new hires, focus on skills

A new study shows employers are ending college degree requirements for many jobs openings, focusing instead on skills, experience, and personality traits. The sea change opens up tech jobs to a more diverse pool of candidates.

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Q&A: Chase CIO details what entry-level job-seekers need to succeed in Fintech

IT jobs at financial services and tech companies are among the most highly sought-after by new college graduates with STEM degrees. Chase CIO Gill Haus said he hires from a variety of educational backgrounds — traditional...

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Why Tim Cook is concerned about coding skills

The future of digital everything is currently under pressure and under staffed.

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Q&A: Schneider Electric's North American CIO on how her company attracts, retains talent

Schneider Electric, a Fortune Global 500 company that specializes in digital automation and energy management, has created multiple programs to attract and retain employees — especially millennial and Gen Z workers.

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Low-code development becoming business skill ‘table stakes’

With a dearth of tech talent that's forecast to become more severe in the next few years, the ability to create business apps using low-code and no-code tools is quickly becoming an expected skill set for non-tech business workers.

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The Polish IT market shows resilience despite challenges in H1

Skills shortages and market unpredictability are principal concerns but opportunities for advancement and investment remain attractive.

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Tech talent shortage slows reshoring of chip manufacturing in US

Even as leading semiconductor manufacturers eye plans to build new fabrication facilities in the US, creating tens of thousands of new jobs, the lack of available tech talent threatens to stymie efforts.

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Q&A: Two coding-bootcamp graduates tell their stories

Attending coding bootcamp isn't for the faint of heart, especially for people already working full time and looking to change course. But for those eyeing a tech career, learning to code can be a fast path into a myriad of tech jobs....

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Why young tech workers leave — and what you can do to keep them

Employers should not expect younger workers to remain with them for their entire careers. But good practices can retain employees for many more years than companies that ignore key metrics for employee retention.

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IT workers face greater stress from remote issues

With in-person IT support now relatively rare, tech workers are under increasing pressure to support end-users and endpoint devices remotely — and they need better overall support and tools to do that.

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IT salaries aren't keeping up with inflation — but that may soon change

Pay for IT workers was generally slack in 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, according to surveys of large and mid-sized companies. But that trend is expected to turn around as CIOs face talent shortages and try to attract and retain...

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Apple improves enterprise training to meet growing demand

Apple has completely redesigned its professional training and certifications for IT support and management to help build the skills base a fast-growing number of enterprises now need.

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Amid talent crunch, Microsoft looks to keep workers through pay hikes, bonuses

Microsoft is scrambling to keep workers in the fold amid tempting wage increases from rivals as tech talent becomes harder to find. Among other things, it's increasing annual stock-based compensation by at least 25% for some mid- and...

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No degree? No problem. Tech firms move away from college requirement for new hires

With a 2% unemployment rate, the tech industry is rethinking what job applicants need to get hired. Skills-based hiring is on the rise, and 59% of employers are considering eliminating college degree requirements — changes that could...

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Low-code tools can fill a void caused by the Great Resignation

With a dearth of skilled developers, more organizations are turning to low-code software development so enterprise users with little formal coding experience can build business apps. But the results aren't always the highest quality....

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