IT staff shortages on the agenda

For companies engaging in recruitment drives at present, the pressure to find top talent is high

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
5th November, 2017
Gavin Fox, head of technology at Harvey Nash Ireland

A roundtable of business leaders organised by Harvey Nash last month highlighted the issues Irish firms face in acquiring skilled IT staff.

Eimear O’Reilly, HR director of Paddy Power Betfair, said the old methods for retaining talent simply didn’t work anymore.

“With the shortage of tech talent, companies are prone to going to the age-old solution of offering strong reward packages. But that’s not a longer-term strategy. Longer term, we need...

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