Firms sideline contractors for IT training

December 2003
IT Training;Dec2003/Jan2004, p7
Trade Publication
Companies are looking to train IT staff from within to help build their businesses, rather than hire contractors, claims a survey. The findings, based on 120 interviews with HR personnel and IT managers, found that while there are 15 per cent more firms hiring contractors, 95 per cent say they are choosing to train their own workforce. The survey also suggests that firms are looking to grow staff numbers, with 59 per cent saying they expect to have vacancies over the year for IT professionals with the right experience.


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