Tag Archives: it

January 01, 2015

Top IT Trends for 2015

Information technology (IT) workers are always in high demand by organizations in a wide range of industries. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has grown by 2.88 percent since May 2013, adding 130,100 workers. As companies continue to increase their reliance on technology solutions, industry experts expect that IT hiring will increase in the upcoming year. Employment and output in the industry are projected to...

November 01, 2014

HR’s Tech Revolution

Changing work environments, technology, a global economy, and a shrinking workforce are factors that have pushed the human resources (HR) department to the forefront of corporate strategy in many companies. HR executives are increasingly asked to look ahead and project what things need to be in place to enable their company to compete effectively. In 2014, human capital has been one of the largest investment areas...

July 01, 2014

Industry Highlight: Information Technology Index

For the past two decades, employment in Information Technology (IT) has grown rapidly, though declining during the recession and remaining relatively static since 2011. As per the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), between 2001 and 2012, employment in computer systems design and related services grew by 18 percent, or by 232,300 jobs. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has grown by 2.88 percent since May 2013...

July 01, 2014

Bridging the Skills Gap in the IT Industry

For many years, companies have been turning to alternative solutions to permanent hiring to fill information technology (IT) positions in their workforce. A new survey from Sologig and Harris Poll for CareerBuilder asked hiring managers in the IT industry to explain their recruiting challenges. Many pointed to gaps in expectations around wages, shifting technology, and above entry-level job requirements as the...

April 01, 2014

IT Temp Work on the Rise

After many years of slow growth, the information technology and engineering job markets are starting to expand. According to the TechServe Alliance’s IT employment index, the number of U.S. IT jobs in February 2014 rose by 0.38 percent from the previous month, to a total of approximately 4.6 million. And engineering jobs rose by .20 percent in the same period, to approximately 2.5 million jobs. According to...

March 01, 2013

DCR National Temp Wage Index - March 2013

The beginning of the year is the time when companies try to look back to predict the plan for the coming year. More than half of the companies have positive hiring sentiment.  The Temp workforce will continue to thrive with a 4-5% incremental change from 2012. A large majority of employers have plans to test out the use of contingent workforce during the current year and later convert them into permanent...

December 01, 2012

Industries with Hourly Wage Changes