A recent employer survey shows that one out of four companies are concerned about the technical aptitude of job candidates, but there is even greater concern about their lack of business skills.
Employers agree that colleges and universities need to provide their students with the essential skills required to run IT departments, yet only 8% of hiring managers would rate IT graduates hired as "well-trained, ready-to-go," according to a survey of 376 organizations.
IT computer repair graduates are not up to the standards that employer would like to see, according to an article from CIO.com. There are many fields of IT that need to train for that many students are not aware of. The article has some great points about how to improve your computer repair skills.
A new survey has me wondering if employers who hire students straight out of college are ever really happy with their training? I'm guessing no. I think college and work can be totally different beasts. [Read more]
February 25 - There is a disconnect between students getting high-tech degrees and what employers are looking for in those graduates.