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IT Employment Growth Starts to Plateau and IT Talent Shortage Is to Blame

Alexandria, VA, October 15, 2021 – In September, IT employment increased by 0.04% to 5,376,700 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has increased by 4.15% since September 2020 adding 214,200 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.32% […]

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IT Employment at Historic Highs

Alexandria, VA, June 9, 2021 – In May, IT employment increased by 0.22% to 5,350,000 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has increased by 2.64% since May 2020 adding 137,700 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.13% […]

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IT Employment Rises Above a Year Ago Levels for First Time Since 2019

Alexandria, VA, May 12, 2021 – In April, IT employment increased by 0.35% to 5,340,400 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment is up by 0.85% since April 2020 adding 45,200 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.14% sequentially to […]

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IT Employment Continues its Unabated Climb

Alexandria, VA, April 14, 2021 – In March, IT employment increased by 0.39% to 5,318,800 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has declined by 0.41% since March 2020 shedding 21,900 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.29% […]

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IT Jobs Recovery Remains Strong

Alexandria, VA, February 10, 2021 – In January, IT employment increased by 0.50% to 5,272,900 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has declined by 1.32% since January 2020 shedding 70,300 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.13% […]

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IT Employment Continues Upward Climb

Alexandria, VA, January 15, 2021 – In December, IT employment increased by 0.50% to 5,240,000 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment is still down 2.08% since December 2019 a loss of 111,500 workers. Engineering employment grew by […]

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IT Employment Continues Upward Trajectory

Alexandria, VA, December 16, 2020 – In November, IT employment increased by 0.51% to 5,210.600 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has declined by 2.67% since November 2019 shedding 143,100 IT workers. Engineering employment was effectively flat […]

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IT & Engineering Employment Continues to Improve; Posting Strong Growth in September

Alexandria, VA, October 7, 2020 – In September, IT employment increased by 0.47% to 5,158,000 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has declined by 3.70% since September 2019 shedding 198,400 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.49% […]

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Reversing Slide, IT Employment Turns Positive in August

Alexandria, VA, September 9, 2020 – In August, IT employment increased by 0.40% to 5,133,600 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions Industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has declined by 4.12% since August 2019 shedding 220,400 IT workers. Engineering employment grew by 0.56% […]

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IT Employment Declines Markedly in May, Though Continues to Show More Resilience than Overall Job Market

Alexandria, VA, June 10, 2020 – In May, IT employment declined markedly by 1.63% to 5,211,500 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment dropped by 2.52% since May 2019 shedding 134,700 IT workers. Engineering employment increased by 0.21 […]

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IT Jobs Kick Off New Year Ticking Down

Alexandria, VA, February 26, 2020 – In January, IT employment ticked down 0.01% to 5,351,300 jobs, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment grew by only 0.08% since January 2019 adding a mere 4,500 IT workers. Engineering employment increased […]

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Speaking about IT Recruiting…

Barbara Blau has been in the information technology recruiting industry for more more than 25 years, and does she have some stories! In this brief clip, Barbara speaks candidly about recruiting IT professionals, and shares a story or two about some of the personalities she’s met.

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