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Technology/Workforce Trends Webinars

In building off the 2013 information technology (IT) skill’s gap forum, the Center’s director, Maureen Majury, presented research compiled from the forum, as well as new research on technology trends, workforce demand, and the importance of soft (or, employability skills), for Microsoft IT Academy and Insight’s 2013 program. You can view the webinars by reading this post.

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IT Skills Gap Forum: PowerPoint, Questionnaire Results, Session Summary Notes & More…

The IT Skills Gap Forum was held on March 22, 2013. The purpose of forum was to obtain “real time” information from business and industry leaders about expected job growth trends over the next three to five years and to discuss workforce skills gaps that make filling job vacancies difficult for employers within the industry. All the results are now available.

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