Why is IT hiring so hard? Bad news, IT leaders: You're to blame for believing in unicorns and allowing drawn-out interview processes that keep good candidates waiting too long
"The strong demand for IT talent shows no signs of abating, while the supply of skilled IT professionals remains limited. So when it comes to hiring to fill open IT positions, CIOs and other IT leaders need every leg up they can get.
However, some common hiring blind spots may be exacerbating the problem, like thinking one perfect candidate is going to fill out a role completely, that someone better may be out there, or that is more important for the interviewee to be organized than the team doing the hiring..."
In the changing world of work, you can futureproof your employability by banishing complacency and re-inventing yourself
"Whether you like it or not, the simple fact is that you won't be part of your company's staffing plans forever. Since no one is exempt from involuntary transitions, it's important that you take steps to prepare for a transitioning workplace.
The key is to reframe your attitude so that you don't fall behind. Recognize your advantages and limitations in terms of the value you add to your employer and where you need to improve on your personal skills. Then, take the following steps to manage your career success..."