With IT industry unemployment hovering at around 2.8 percent (as of Q3 2016) and organizations struggling to find talent, many companies find themselves with open, unfilled jobs.That’s a problem not only for individual companies, but for the U.S. economy as a whole.[ Discover the career hacks for becoming the developer everyone wants in InfoWorld’s Deep Dive. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld’s App Dev Report newsletter. ]
“Filling open jobs doesn’t just help workers.
It also helps companies and the broader economy.

Every job that’s open is money left on the table in the form of lost productivity for employers and earnings in consumers’ pockets. When more open jobs are filled with the right people, economic gains include greater business productivity and consumer spending, thanks to more people earning wages and then saving, investing, and spending those wages,” says Andrew Chamberlain, chief economist at Glassdoor.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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