The search for high-tech talentBy Joyce Hampton09/11/2000|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/10/2001 The demand for IT professionals, already hot, is about to boil over.Recruiters thought that once the Y2K problem was over, the need for high-tech workers would diminish. But the opposite is happening. High-tech projects that were delayed because of the bug, are now on the front burner. And everyone is looking for skilled people to do the work.“The recruitment issue is a huge problem — not a small problem — a huge problem,” says recruiter David Perry, of Perry-Martel International. “In Ottawa in particular, it’s about to become unbearable.” To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.