Everyone thinks importing talent is the solution to the ICT skills shortage. But actually there is an unmet group in New Zealand who can fill that gap, says Kim Connolly-Stone of the MBIE.
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It’s the same old conundrum: You need a particular skill but it's not in abundance in the market. This means how you go about sourcing talent is crucial, especially if you are planning to have it in-house.
Businesses must be flexible and provide alternative career paths for their employees in order to survive the current skills drought.