Mad Skills Sept 2013: Sourcing Cloud Talent


A 15-year tech employment record. Broken.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the month of July, 3,600 jobs were created in data processing, hosting and related services. That’s the best month since June 1998.

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The likely driver? Growing use of the cloud is making technical infrastructure positions more strategic and less task-based, which makes adaptable talent even more valuable in the long-run.

So what do hiring managers want in cloud talent? Hiring agendas become clear after analyzing recruiters’ searches on Dice and in Open Web, Dice’s latest sourcing tool.

From Open Source to DevOps and beyond, find out what’s keeping job growth for service providers on a cloud streak.

Read September’s Mad Skills report