The IT Pro Podcast: Why the tech skills gap doesn’t exist

It’s a perennial problem, but the issue may not lie in a lack of talent

The IT Pro Podcast: Why the tech skills gap doesn’t exist

The tech skills gap is something that gets brought up again and again, as organisations lament their struggles to find talented developers, engineers and security professionals. The problem, so they claim, is that there just aren’t enough potential employees in the industry to meet demand for these positions.

But are companies struggling to fill roles because there aren’t enough qualified candidates, or does the real reason have more to do with hiring practises, company culture and attitudes towards certifications? This week, we’re taking a look at the supposed causes of the skills gap, and why companies are thinking about tech skills in the wrong way. 

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