Thursday February 27, 2020

Retraining workers to beat skills shortage

One tech company has found a solution to the shortage of qualified people in the sector by upskilling its non-technical staff for engineering roles, writes Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
17th February, 2019
Phil Codd, managing director, Expleo Ireland Picture: Fergal Phillips

The challenge in getting the right staff, and enough of them, is a common issue for every tech company on the island. All will publicly say they are confident in their offering being sufficiently interesting to stand out but, privately, they know the numbers don’t lie.

There are simply more roles being created than any combination of home-grown and imported talent can keep up with.

One multinational based in Ireland is looking to...

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