There may be a boom in technology hiring for those with ICT skills but many employees feel let down by the lack of training.
A recent (July 2016) article in ITWire – based on research conducted by recruitment company Hudson – throws up some interesting statistics:
- 31% of Australia companies surveyed plan to increase hiring
- 44% of employees were actively looking for new jobs
So the good news for job seekers with ICT skills is that there are a lot more jobs out there. The bad news for managers is that there are a lot of unhappy staff.
Also nearly every employee surveyed (98%) said developing their skills was important and yet 50% felt they weren’t supported in this by their manager.
As a training company, we’re not unbiased in publishing this news, but the fact remains that employers and employees face a number of challenges. We’ll use a recent and much published quote to recommend a solution: