Gartner Information Technology Research

Building Entry-level IT Talent Pipeline

Published: 03 January 2020

ID: G00466661

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains inputs from 15 members regarding their approaches to hiring candidates for entry-level IT positions. It begins by describing members' engagements with academic institutions, along with the top roles they hire from such institutions. It examines members' internship programs, including the types of work performed by interns, approaches for measuring their success, and challenges associated with converting interns to employees. The summary also analyzes the non-traditional education programs that members are experimenting with to hire candidates with the right skill sets. It ends by highlighting members' approaches to hiring and compensating for entry-level IT positions.

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