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.

Business Technology Adoption and Skills Trends

CompTIA’s Business Technology Adoption and Skills Trends covers the strategic, technology and workforce priorities of employers across seven countries.

09/13/2022 | Research

DEI Infographic

This glossary is designed to help provide a common language around DEI and facilitate an understanding of key terms and phrases.

07/28/2022 | Infographic

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

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