March 17, 2021
Interview Published by TechTarget — SearchITChannel, Derek Moran and Spencer Smith

Channel Execs Share Tech Talent Recruitment Tips

In a rapidly evolving tech market, channel partners vie for IT talent. Use these tips to find job candidates, develop skills internally and retain employees.

Cloud Storage Reseller or Consumer? Partners Face Market Shift With seemingly every business putting a premium on IT skills, channel partners must continuously evolve their tech talent recruitment strategies to staff their organizations.

The search for IT talent has become increasingly competitive over the past several years, making it a challenge to recruit skill sets needed for critical roles. The IT skills shortage, especially in cybersecurity, has been greatly understated.

Derek Moran, Contributor at Tech Target – SearchITChannel, shares his findings on how channel firms can evolve their tech talent recruitment strategies to bridge the skills gap. Additionally, Brendan Walsh, SVP of 1901 Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, shares how the company expanded the pool of job candidates by partnering with regional job training programs like VA Ready, Virginia Values Veterans (V3), and AWS re/Start.

Other companies mentioned were Cyderes and SADA Systems.

Read the full interview here.

“Private and public programs for reskilling and upskilling participants are a critical part of 1901 Group’s IT talent acquisition strategy. Working with these programs has opened up a population of candidates we would have never seen otherwise.” –  Brendan Walsh, SVP of Partner Relations at 1901 Group

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