Effective practices for IT skills staffing Academic Article uri icon


  • Various ways to identify, hire and keep prized IT professionals with the skills companies which need to complete in uncertain technological and business times, are studied. The IT staffing delimma involves two main issues which include whom to recruit and how to ensure the IT staff has critical skills. It has been observed that the IT staffing cycle helps to identify the four IT employment approaches which include slack resources, and deligations. The study shows that companies limiting themselves to reacting to market changes and skills requirements inevitably generate costly responses.

author list (cited authors)

  • Schwarzkopf, A. B., Mejias, R. J., Jasperson, J., Saunders, C. S., & Gruenwald, H.

citation count

  • 13

publication date

  • January 2004