The State of Tech Hiring in Minneapolis

By on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN MINNEAPOLIS

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cloud
2. Cybersecurity
3. Telecommunications support
4. Desktop support; Wireless network management*
5. Business intelligence

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

57% plan to expand their teams
91% plan to bring on project-based professionals
78% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
96% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Innovation and investing in new technologies
3. Automating processes to increase productivity and reduce costs
4. Cloud initiatives
5. Digital transformation initiatives

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

1. Training and upskilling employees
2. Attracting new talent*
3. Retaining existing team*
4. Streamlining our hiring process
5. Diversifying recruiting strategies
6. Matching internal salaries to market rates

*Denotes a tie

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 2,800 IT decision makers in 28 major U.S. markets.

© 2019 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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