Bridging the IT Talent Gap

  • Source: The Economist
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Recruiting IT talent to insurance companies has never been easy—but today, demographic pressures make the task of IT staffing even harder, as IT professionals retire and fewer new graduates become available to fill the positions. IT outsourcing may not offer the help you seek. To make sure your company can survive and prosper, learn how to find ways to hire qualified IT staff, and keep the IT staff you already have.

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Hire the Right Talent: Realize the Positive Impact that Assessments Can Have on Business Metrics

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How does your human resources (HR) department find and hire quality candidates?

Traditional techniques of screening resumes and conducting job interviews may not be as effective as you think. However, assessment tests have been shown to be a more accurate prediction of job performance. This white paper introduces the range of assessment tests available to measure behaviors and abilities that can help organizations match the right candidate to the job. Read More

Talent Is Here to Stay: Best Practices for Employee Engagement

Unlimited gourmet food, lunchtime massages, and an onsite gym may be nice perks, but they often have little direct effect on employee engagement. Often companies only think of giving employees more tangible objects in an effort to retain top-notch talent. But a majority of the time what employees are looking for isn't an increased salary or more company benefits—they want a sense of community, opportunity to grow in their field, and a culture that inspires them. It's time for companies to think... Read More

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