Tech is back in demand and at a height not seen since the dot-com bubble burst at the beginning of the millennium. The IT sector has about half a million unfilled job openings across the country, accounting for about 12% of all open positions. I talk about several organizations around the country that can help fill these positions, by helping to train, mentor and place tech talent. These include LaunchCode in St. Louis (where I am doing some consulting), Code Oregon which is a partnership between Worksystems and Treehouse, one of the nation’s leading online interactive education platforms. There is also Code Louisville in Kentucky and Grand Circus in Detroit.
You can read my post in ITWorld today here.