News Briefs (Oct. 22, 2001)

|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/04/2003

Tech dept. development wish list


— The improvement of technical skills is the biggest need in IT staff development, a survey of chief information officers reports. In the poll of 270 CIOs, by IT staffing firm RHI Consulting, 30 per cent of respondents said technical skills was the area their IT employees could most use improvement, followed by verbal and written communication skills (21 per cent), project management (18 per cent), organizational skills (16 per cent), interpersonal skills (nine per cent).