Winning the War for IT Talent in Higher Ed Hiring
U. S. colleges and universities are expected to spend $6.6 billion on IT this year. Budgets remain tight, and competition for talent is fierce. “Hiring and retaining the IT workforce” has been in the EDUCAUSE Top 10 Issues list for the past 5 years, and the Higher Education IT Workforce Landscape report tells us half of our IT staff members could be looking for a new job.
This is concerning information at a time when IT is being called on to support innovation and accommodate new approaches to service delivery and analytics.
Forward-thinking institutions have begun using talent analytics to recruit, hire, and retain best-fit candidates. Read about your peers’ successes, and learn how to stabilize your IT workforce by:
- Initiating hiring practices that are proven to predict turnover
- Applying techniques to identify which candidates have the soft skills needed to be successful in IT today, such as initiative, adaptability, and emotional intelligence
- Reducing hidden bias in your hiring process to ensure the most innovative and productive work teams
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