Monday June 1, 2020

IT Training: Addressing the skills shortage

Given the state of the economy, it may not be obvious to outsiders, but there is a significant skills shortage in IT at the moment. Dermot Corrigan reports.

3rd February, 2013
Catherine O'Keeffe, training manager at PFH Technology Group. Photo: Provision

While most areas of the Irish economy have faced severe challenges and job losses during the current downturn, the IT sector has continued to buck the trend with opportunities available for qualified professionals.

Large multinational companies with operations in Ireland and smaller indigenous companies and start-ups have both weathered the economic storms relatively well, helping those within the IT sector to keep their jobs and also attracting individuals from other related areas eager to take...

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