IT Workforce Posts

  • This Year Especially, Thankful for Silver Linings

    Nov 26, 2020, 11:00 AM by Nancy Hammervik
    From the pandemic and unprecedented business disruption to a stressful election, 2020 has been… a memorable year to forget. Here are 10 things the CompTIA membership team is thankful for, silver linings that have helped us get through the past 11 months.
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  • Best Cities for Tech Jobs in 2021: Where Can You Make More Money?

    Nov 23, 2020, 16:30 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Pair the new CompTIA Tech Town Index with our IT Salary Calculator to find the best cities for tech jobs and where your money can go further.
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  • 2020 Tech Towns Resilient Amid Uncertainty as Remote Work Grows

    Nov 10, 2020, 05:59 AM by CompTIA
    If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected—except, perhaps, when it comes to CompTIA's Tech Town Index. The 3rd annual report ranks the top 20 places in the US for IT pros to live and work, providing guidance on where opportunity intersects with affordability for both tech workers and tech companies. The 2020 report also covers remote work and how this trend is impacting the landscape of Tech Towns across the country.
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  • 5 Strategies for Sourcing the Right IT Talent

    Nov 5, 2020, 22:28 PM by Kristen Short
    Competitive recruiting tactics, scarcity of highly skilled IT talent, and continued remote work conditions have spurred employers to adapt how they recruit and maintain tech workers. Here's how.
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  • Solving for Greater Workplace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    Oct 22, 2020, 17:35 PM by Kristen Short
    Companies that succeed in the business of technology are skilled in solving complex infrastructure, software, security and data management challenges. But how do today’s solution providers, vendors and distributors solve the workforce challenge of greater diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)?
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  • IT Roundtable: Enabling Productive Remote Workforces

    Sep 24, 2020, 23:33 PM by Louisa Fitzgerald
    CompTIA’s IT team discusses the challenges that many companies faced when employees began working remote during the pandemic, best practices for IT departments, and recommendations to enable productivity and secure remote work environments.
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  • Overheard in August: Culture Shift, Tech Integration, IT Careers & More

    Sep 1, 2020, 17:55 PM by CompTIA
    In August 2020, CompTIA podcasts covered a range of topics—from how workplaces can make major cultural change to how the pandemic has changed the trajectory of technology.
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  • Global, Remote Teams Bolstered by Diversity

    Jul 7, 2020, 17:19 PM by Gerard Keating ​
    Smart business leaders should embrace a global, inclusive and diverse workforce, putting them in a position of competitive advantage in the international marketplace.
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  • How the Low-Code Development Trend Drives Other IT Jobs

    Jul 1, 2020, 17:21 PM by Seth Robinson
    When it comes to IT employment, software is dominant, and the recent trend of low-code development puts even more emphasis on software. But it also has a surprising effect on other IT jobs.
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  • In the News…Tech Moves Forward in Chaotic Times

    Jun 12, 2020, 14:26 PM by Seth Robinson
    Technology continues to be a critical part of the conversation around restarting business operations and serving customers. Tech news this month underscores how much of modern life—including the rebuilding process—has become digital.
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  • 5 Tips to Retain Your IT Workforce

    Jun 4, 2020, 21:58 PM by CompTIA
    These are very stressful times to manage an IT workforce. The Benelux Business Technology Community provides five tips to retain your top tech talent.
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  • Predicting the Future of IT Jobs

    May 15, 2020, 15:57 PM by Seth Robinson
    Tens of millions of jobs have been lost due to COVID-19, but technology jobs have shown some resiliency since digital operations are necessary for business survival and innovation.
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  • Creating Inclusive Remote Teams: 5 Tips for Managers

    May 5, 2020, 11:27 AM by Louisa Fitzgerald
    Find out what it means to be inclusive, why inclusion is important to organizational success and how to foster inclusion for remote teams. Learn tips that managers can use to help build inclusive teams.
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  • Overheard in April: COVID-19 and Managed Services, IT Employment, Inclusive Remote Teams and More

    May 1, 2020, 12:35 PM by Louisa Fitzgerald
    In April, CompTIA podcasts focused on the impact COVID-19 is having on the tech industry, including challenges and opportunities for MSPs, the IT employment report, productivity and teams, and more. Here's what we overheard in April.
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  • Four Things to Help Develop an Agile Workforce

    Apr 24, 2020, 17:58 PM by Charles Hughes
    An agile organization is built on four foundational elements and one key component to bring them together. Here’s a closer look at each.
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