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.

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

European Tech Hiring Trends

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

06/11/2021 | Research

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

CompTIA 2021 IT Industry Outlook

Companies everywhere have been reeling as they reckoned with COVID-19 pandemic. Yet many remain optimistic – cautiously so. This report explores a number of trends for 2021 that will play out across the IT pro landscape and business of tech firms.

11/09/2020 | Research

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