CIOs Reveal Top Barriers To Bringing On Tech Talent

By August 23, 2017 at 6:39pm

TECH HIRING TROUBLES

Is your hiring process preventing you from landing the best talent?

CIOs say these are the most common barriers to their firms when hiring top candidates:

44% Candidates want higher salaries than we offer
33% Not enough qualified applicants
21% Company is not seen as an employer of choice

TIMING IS EVERYTHING

CIOs were asked, “How long does it typically take to fill a staff-level IT role in your department?”

24% One to two weeks
47% Three to four weeks
2% More than three months
27% Between one and three months

On average, CIOs reported it takes 4.5 weeks to fill a staff-level IT role.

41% of CIOs say the hiring process for staff-level IT roles takes longer than they would like

57% of workers surveyed said the most frustrating part of the job search is the long wait post-interview to hear if they got the job.

Workers were asked, “After an interview, how long are you willing to wait for an employer to inform you of your status before you lost interest in the role?”

23% Up to one week
46% One to two weeks
8% More than a month
23% Two to four weeks

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of more than 2,500 CIOs and Robert Half survey of more than 1,000 workers in the United States.

© 2017 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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