No Talent

July 2007
eWeek;7/23/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 25, Special section p7
The article focuses on the problem of channel employers about the difficulty of finding qualified candidates for technical positions in the U.S. According to channel employers and analysts, qualified information technology (IT) technicians are declining. Observers attributed this to a number of reasons, including a hangover from the dot-com bust and a mismatch between the actual skills of applicants and job qualifications. Moreover, channel executives complained that even though they often get plenty of applicants for advertised positions, job seekers typically lack the requisite skills they need in their employees.


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