Career Watch: Companies expect to do more IT staff hiring in short term

By Jamie Eckle, Computerworld |  IT Management, career advice

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Hiring Expectations

The numbers are up for IT staff, especially in the short term.

Do you plan to hire people in the following categories during the stated periods of time?

IT executives No hiring plans at all: 92.3% Within 30 days: 3.8% Within three months: 3.8%

IT senior management No hiring plans at all: 84% Within 30 days: 8% Within three months: 4% Within 12 months: 4%

IT middle management No hiring plans at all: 73.1% Within 30 days: 11.5% Within three months: 7.7% Within six months: 3.8% Within 12 months: 3.8%

IT staff No hiring plans at all: 42.9% Within 30 days: 25% Within three months: 21.4% Within six months: 7.1% Within 12 months: 3.6%

Contractors/consultants No hiring plans at all: 46.2% Within 30 days: 26.9% Within three months: 19.2% Within six months: 3.8% Within 12 months: 3.8%

Note: Percentages may not add up to 100 because of rounding.

Source: Janco Associates, January 2012 survey on hiring trends among 107 U.S. organizations

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