But hiring managers have less ambitious plans for filling posts this year, the report said. Managers indicated that they will seek to fill about 230,000 jobs this year, compared with almost 500,000 last year, according to the report. The study surveyed 500 hiring managers from IT and non-IT companies nationwide.
“Study: Meager recovery for IT job market”
In other news, “consultants” are doing OK:
Certainly looking at trends elsewhere in the economy, it seems like the War for Talent is re-emerging. In both Banking and Accounting, recruitment consultancies are reporting a renewed vigor in the hiring of staff this year–and a surge in the starting packages (including golden hellos) that companies are willing to pay to attract staff.