Gartner Research

Three Tips to Win Over IT Job Applicants

Published: 10 April 2019

ID: G00432764

Analyst(s): CIO Research Team


Recruitment is a difficult nut to crack, with both CIOs and recruiters scratching their heads when it comes to formulating the ‘right’ strategy to attract IT talent. What is constant in our discussions is the challenge of getting insight into what IT employees really want. What, beyond compensation, leads a candidate to accept? According to our Global Labor Market Survey, attributes such as future career opportunity, work-life balance and respect are some of the main attraction drivers for IT professionals looking for a new employer.

Table Of Contents

1. Highlight What Makes Your IT Group’s Culture Distinct

2. Attract Candidates by Selling Them on Your Digital Transformation Vision

3. Highlight the Flexibility Benefits That Your IT Group Can Provide

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