IT Job Market Not Brisk – Slower growth rate than 2016
IT Job Market Not Brisk as the number of new jobs created in 2017 lags 2016 as of July buy 35,600 jobs. That may not be a good omen of the balance of the year.
In conversations with several dozen CIOs, CFOs, and recruiting managers, Janco found that there was significant reluctance to staff for new positions until the economic horizon is more stable.
Drivers of instability are whether a new tax plan will be passed in the near future and the political uncertainty associated with the current grid lock in Washington.
Current hiring plans by CIOs and HR recruiting managers are depicted in the chart below.
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