The technology sector was particularly hard hit Great Resignationleaving organizations facing a shortage of qualified candidates for more than a million job vacancies.

At the same time, CIOs and CFOs have begun to slow the rate of new IT job creation and hiring due to inflation and recession fears, a recent report from research firm Janco Associates.

Still, U.S. tech firms added workers for the 22nd straight month, and companies across a range of industries hired about 84,000 new tech workers in September, according to the latest data. Engineering Jobs Report from CompTIA.

However, the Great Retrenchment caused by the pandemic has led to another labor-related phenomenon, skill-based hiring; companies focused less on degrees and much more about knowledge and experience based on the real world.

Even with an overabundance of tech jobs, interviewing for a new company or a new position within your existing organization can be nerve-wracking for both workers coming into the industry and technologists who have worked in the field for years. Honing your interview techniques will give you an edge the next time you sit in front of a hiring manager.

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IT Director of Chase Gill Haus

Gill House is the Head and Chief Information Officer of Consumer and Community Banking (CCB) at JPMorgan Chase, one of the world’s oldest financial services companies. The bank currently has hundreds of technological positions.

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