The tech workforce experienced unprecedented change and challenges in 2021. From more permanent work-from-home and hybrid office trends to inroads made in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, CompTIA’s Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community has been tracking—and responding to—the year in technology careers.
The community published several resources and guides last year, including Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Plan for Technology SMBs, HR Manager’s Guide to Hiring IT Pros, and 5 Tips for Hiring Without Unconscious Bias. Now it’s time to look ahead. We asked several ATTD members to provide a workforce prediction for 2022. Here’s what they had to say. Note: Predictions are the personal opinions of the individual council members and do not represent the views of the ATTD Community as a whole or the members’ respective employers.
The Great Resignation Will Lead to Fairer, Equal Opportunities and Support
“In 2022, I think we are going to see expectations of organizational leadership and middle managers shift to being increasingly more people-first, empathy-forward, and encouraged to participate in on-going learning related to DE&I in the quest to better support, empower and retain our present and future workforce. The Great Resignation of 2021 is in full effect, and we’ve arrived