Emerging Changes and Trends in IT Industry
Proceedings of National Conference on Advances in Information Technology, Management, Social Sciences and Education, 2018, pp. 58-61. ISBN No.: 978-81-938040-8-7.
4 Pages Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Date Written: December 22, 2018
Employability is on the decline in most areas and employers are being faced with the issues of finding people with adequate soft skills. There have been various measures adopted to improve soft skills in employees, even after the employees have been absorbed by the employers companies are looking at avenues to increase soft skills and build capabilities in employment. Certain practices that are prevalent widely in the IT industry in terms of options of work from home, and elimination of strict office hours have seen a decline as employers realize that this added to enhanced productivity by human interface in physical environments. This paper is an exploratory study of a few companies in the information technology industry and some such trends in the IT industry that contributes to improved effectiveness of employees and enhances skill sets availability.
Keywords: employability, skill sets, productivity
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