Young people and women turned off IT

Brockett, James
January 2009
People Management;1/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p10
The article reports that employers are still struggling to fill skills gaps in information technology (IT) despite the downturn, and the sector urgently needs to interest more young people and women, experts have agreed. There is a phenomenal shortage of talented people trained in cutting-edge technology and within niche skills areas, according to Jane Binner, associate director at Computer People, who was speaking a roundtable organised by Cisco.


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