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Top Hiring Trends That Are Hot, and Those That Are Not

Let’s face it – finding and retaining the right type of IT talent can be hard. Despite this well-known fact, many IT companies have their own unique approach to finding the best hires. Some of these approaches have become remarkably popular over the last few years, while others are beginning to lose their standing. If you are currently hoping to find the best IT employees, here are some of the most popular and unpopular hiring trends in the industry.

Flexible Remote Work

Working remotely used to be a dream for many employees, but in modern times, many of the top workers in the IT field expect to work remotely – at least some of the time. If your company doesn’t have remote positions, you may want to consider creating some or turning a few in-house positions into remote ones. Remote hires are cheaper since they don’t require the same in-house resources, and employees relish the ability to set their own schedule.  

Full-Time Remote Work

Hiring full-time remote workers is a thing of the past. Remote workers often prefer to freelance or contract for multiple companies, and being chained to a single employer all day long isn’t most IT professionals’ idea of freedom.  

The Gig Economy

The gig economy erupted onto the professional scene a few years ago, managing to attract workers who enjoyed offering their skills and talents to others on the side. Gig workers often held one primary job, but many earned a considerable amount of income working “gigs” in the evenings and on weekends. Despite the hype, many gig workers encountered a variety of problems. Fluctuating schedules, a lack of benefits and uncertain paychecks were just a few of the problems many gig workers faced over the years.  

Discuss Your Company’s Staffing Needs

If you are looking to hire the best workers in the IT industry, you may want to consider working with Nesco Resources. We strive to find workers who possess the abilities and knowledge your company needs to grow and thrive, and our clients are our number one priority. Contact us today to discuss your company’s staffing needs.  

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