IT jobs and skills in demand

Laptop with WebcamThe IT job market has been on the rise and shows no sign of slowing down. Various industries are looking for skilled workers to fill a myriad of positions. From mobile developers to business analysts and database engineers, the opportunities are endless for job seekers with the right set of skills.

Here are some of the IT skills and jobs that are in high demand in the industry today.

User Experience Designers

According the Nielsen Norman Group, User Experience encompasses every aspects of the end-user’s interaction with a company, its services, and products.

User Experience Designer may be a broad job title, but more and more companies are realizing the importance of user-centered design and meeting the needs and requirements of their users.

Skills in high demand range from information architecture, visual design, content strategy, interaction design, user interface design, and usability as well as marketing and quality assurance.
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Top retention strategies for IT employees in-demand

webinar_acing_interview“As key employees are more comfortable with the economy, they are beginning to jump ship for better opportunities.”

Those words by Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group, Inc. in a recent article about the current job market, should give all managers pause.

An improving and changing economy is creating increasing demand for skilled workers, particularly in the IT space. Several surveys have found that a majority of workers are looking for a new job these days, and you can bet that many of your best employees are considering their options.

So what steps can you take to retain the best and brightest on your team. Here are some tactics that work:
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Announcing Adecco Engineering & Technical’s Future Engineers Scholarship for promising engineering students

ET_scholarship_403x403STEM skills gap

There is a growing skills gap in the United States, especially when it comes to professionals with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) backgrounds. In fact, it’s expected that by 2018 there will be at least 2.4 million job vacancies in STEM fields.

STEM education

One solution to solve the STEM skills gap is to nurture students who show promise in STEM, and support their further education. Adecco Engineering and Technical is encouraging engineering students, in particular, by once again offering it’s Future Engineers Scholarship worth $2,500.

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Engineering & Technical Skills In Demand

Choose the best staffing solution for your businessIt’s no secret that the number of engineering and technical jobs in the United States – and around the world – are on the rise. Companies big and small are on the lookout for trained professionals in various tech fields.

Provided you have the right set of skills and certifications, you may be able to land that dream position. But, of course, this may be easier said than done. Below are some of the most in demand technical skills, soft skills, and certifications employers are seeking.

Technical Skills In High Demand

While the most in-demand technical skills are currently in electronic, mechanical, civil, or software engineering industries, employers in other fields are looking for workers with the right training.
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Hiring for STEM skills in the New Year – Don’t wait

STEM skills worker in the fieldAs we near the end of 2013, is your 2014 workforce in place?  If you haven’t already, get a head start on recruiting for your current and projected 2014 hiring needs, especially if you’re recruiting employees with science, technical, engineering and mathematical (STEM) skills.  One of the most difficult challenges facing companies is the severe and growing gap in professionals with STEM skills.

To learn more about the STEM skills gap and its source, view our new infographic.

Recruiting for STEM jobs

Skilled STEM workers are particularly difficult to find, so we’ve compiled a list of recruiting strategies you can start using now to have your hires ready for January 1, 2014. 
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Top Conferences for .Net Developers

A list of 9 conferences for .Net Developers to attend.With 2014 just around the corner, it’s time to start planning your conference calendar. These 10 conferences offer exceptional opportunities for .Net Developers to learn and network. Whether you work in web, mobile, or gaming, there’s bound to be something that fits your interests. 
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