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Service Providers Are Waging War Against U.S. Talent Shortage With Unconventional Methods

Published: 21 April 2015

ID: G00271791

Analyst(s): Allie Young, Helen Huntley


As more clients seek domestic delivery for speed, agility and proximity with delivery resources, service providers are establishing and expanding U.S. locations. The impact of the IT skills shortage must be mitigated. Strategic planners must use alternative strategies to win the U.S. IT talent war.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • IT Talent Shortage Is a Supply and Demand Problem
    • Creativity Is Required to Succeed
  • Market Examples of Creative Resourcing/Recruiting
    • Create College/University Affiliations
    • Invest in Diversity Programs
    • Nontraditional Resourcing Methods
  • Conclusion

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