IT Workforce & Diversity

Recruiting, retaining and engaging a skilled IT workforce continues to be a challenge for technology businesses. To be competitive in today’s marketplace, developing an inclusive workplace culture while filling the pipeline for technology careers must be a priority. Here, you’ll find best practices for hiring IT pros, guidance on IT salaries, how to implement diversity and inclusion initiatives, and more.

The Human Side of IT: Building a Positive Impact on Local Government Service Delivery

With federal funding from ARPA and the infrastructure bill streaming into local government, agencies are able to procure more IT tools, applications and solutions.

03/16/2022 | Article

European Tech Hiring Trends

CompTIA’s European Tech Hiring Trends provides an in-depth look at hiring trends across 10 markets.

01/28/2022 | Research

Canadian Tech Industry and Workforce Trends 2021

Trends and Analysis of Canadian Provinces and Metro Areas

10/27/2021 | Research

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Plan for Technology SMBs

Learn how to leverage diversity for your business with CompTIA’s plan for small and medium sized business.

06/25/2021 | Guide

Guide to Hiring in Information Technology

A guide to hiring without unconscious bias. Use this guide to learn how to encourage diverse applicants through talent acquisition.

05/20/2021 | Guide

Cyberstates 2021

Cyberstates 2021 is the definitive guide to the tech industry and workforce at national, state and city levels.

04/21/2021 | Research

HR Manager's Guide to Hiring IT Pros

Use this guide to learn how to find candidates with the emerging skills needed for today’s IT jobs!

03/25/2021 | Guide

UK Tech Town Index 2020

Learn the top 10 cities in the UK that are the best places for tech workers to live and work in 2020 based on job opportunity and cost of living.

12/07/2020 | Research

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Five Ways to Optimize and Diversify Your Workforce

CompTIA has a number of programs dedicated to helping businesses optimize their workforces, from apprenticeships and a tech career academy, to programs targeting young and underrpresented groups. Learn how you can benefit.

Mar 29, 2022, 03:31 PM By Ashley Watters

Retain Talent

8 Tips to Retain Your Talent and Avoid the Great Resignation

More than 70% of tech workers are considering leaving their job in the next year. Another study reveals that 97% feel burned out. But why is it happening and how can businesses keep employees happy? CompTIA's Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community has some ideas.

Mar 22, 2022, 02:52 PM By Ashley Watters


Strategies for IT Business Leaders to Manage Employees’ Mental Health

Business leaders should look to identify common mental health stressors faced by employees and implement some low-cost strategies to help ease those strains.

Mar 11, 2022, 04:29 PM By Dr. Sagar Samtani and Edlin Garcia, MPH


Breaking the Bias: Female Tech Leaders Share How They Overcame Adversity to Find Success

For International Women’s Day and this year's Break the Bias theme, several CompTIA volunteer leaders were asked to share experiences and offer encouragement about overcoming challenges for stereotypes and discrimination in the workplace. Here's their advice.

Mar 8, 2022, 02:41 PM By CompTIA


Celebrating Black History: Technologists that Continue to Inspire, Motivate Today’s Leaders

Members of CompTIA’s Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community were asked to profile famous black technologists that have encouraged and motivated them during their careers. Their choices ranged from inspiring NASA pioneers to some of today's tech leaders.

Feb 8, 2022, 08:15 PM By Scott Campbell