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Future-proof your business by developing key skills

How can companies attract top tech talent and come out stronger once the market recovers? Get the CWJobs tips.

With the UK having officially left the EU on the 31st January this year, many companies are still uncertain about the impact this will have on their business. Our Confidence Index reveals that 29% of IT professionals are most concerned about the political landscape around Brexit.

To minimise the impact that leaving the EU will have on business operations, companies need to futureproof their business by developing key skills that will be most in-demand over the next few years.

Our report reveals that the top three skills generating the highest amount of confidence amongst tech professionals are IT support skills (39%), cyber security (36%) and cloud technology (32%). This reflects the activity we’ve seen on the CWJobs platform with job applications and postings remaining across these key skill sets.

To stay ahead of the competition, companies need to invest in Learning and Development programmes to ensure employees have the skills that will be needed in the near-future. Customised learning is key to retaining top talent and companies need to invest in ongoing training to inspire commitment. Gathering feedback from workers on the areas they want to upskill in is the first step to providing tailor-made training programmes.

Get our full list of top tips to attract tech talent and come out stronger once the market recovers.