With the incredibly fast pace of technology and innovation, it's not surprising that there's a significant IT skills gap. However, there are several ways that a skills gap can negatively impact a business, including low productivity and decreased profitability.
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The IT Skills Gap & How You Can Respond
Essentially, a skills gap is a gap between what employers need their employees to do, and what those employees can actually do. If you've ever said something like, “Our organization desperately needs to migrate more infrastructure to the Cloud, but our IT staff lacks the knowledge to do so,” you're talking about a skills gap.
One could argue that employers have not been as engaged as they should with training workers on the changing skills needed in today's workplace. However, employees must also view education and skills development as something that evolves, not solely as something that they do before entering the workforce. ...Continue reading