Williams, Jenny
March 2011
Computer Weekly;3/29/2011, Issue 13, p53
Trade Publication
The article reports on a survey of information technology (IT) directors which found that IT directors are reluctant to hire IT staff from the public sector for private sector roles. According to Michael Bennett, director of ReThink Recruitment, IT directors prefer commercial experience as well as technical skills for private sector roles, such as business analysts. He said there is a growing demand from the private sector for hybrid IT staff.


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