What’s Stopping Your Company from Finding Top Tech Workers?

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The tech sector has long been called a job-seekers market, and while it bodes well for IT workers, the odds are often stacked against employers. In a new survey from Robert Half Technology, chief information officers (CIOs) offered insights on today’s hiring difficulties.hiring

The survey found that the most common barrier to landing the best candidates is not being able to meet salary demands (44%), followed by not finding enough qualified applicants (33%), and not being seen as an employer of choice (21%).

A lengthy hiring process is also a hindrance. The Robert Half Technology research shows it takes an average of 4.5 weeks to fill a staff-level IT role, and 41% of technology leaders surveyed said their hiring process takes longer than they would like.

From the candidate’s perspective, a report from Robert Half found that the most frustrating part of the job search is the long post-interview wait to hear if they got the job, according to 57% of workers. When asked how long they are willing to wait for a status update from an employer before losing interest in the role, 69% of workers said up to 2 weeks.

“The hiring process is often the first impression a candidate has with

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