The IT Skills Gap Is Real: The 8 Step Formula To Close It

Boy learning about augmented reality
Teaching youngsters the practical applications of technology is one way to encourage them to take an interest in IT.

8 Step Formula to Fill The IT Skills Gap

1 — Define Your Business Goals

2 — Research Work Trends of the Future

3 — Conduct a Skills Audit

4 — Identify Your Skills Gaps

Mind the gap - the IT skills gap that is. Mind the gap painted on the floor of a London underground station
Mind the IT skills gap — it’s growing and likely to become a bigger problem in future if we don’t do something to bridge the gap now.

5 — Develop Your Employer Brand

6 — Drive Skills Awareness

  • Cyber Security & Cloud Security
  • Cloud Computing
  • DevOps
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality
  • Application Development & Software Engineering
  • Blockchain
  • IT Support
  • User Interface & User Experience Design
  • Solutions Architecture
Teenagers learning about technology
Teenagers who have a better understanding of the technology jobs available will be more likely to want to study IT-related subjects.

7 — Adopt an Open Door Policy

8 — Invest in Skills Training

A Few Final Thoughts on Filling The IT Skills Gap

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Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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Rachael. Adria Solutions

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Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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