Survey Finds IT Pros Proud of Career Despite Tradeoffs

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Golden handcuffs: Sixty-seven percent of senior IT professionals indicate they are expected to be available during vacation. Of this group, 44 percent say they are expected to be available “24/7” – only a 13 percent decline compared to their normal working schedule.

The buck stops there: Meanwhile, 71 percent of the entry and mid-level respondents indicate that they are not expected to be available during vacation.

TEKsystems®, a leading provider of IT staffing solutionsIT talent management expertise and IT services, recently announced results of a survey that highlights IT professionals’ views toward current levels of career pride and job stress. The survey highlights that despite the high demands of their job, the vast majority of IT professionals are satisfied with their career choice. The survey also clearly illustrates that senior-level IT professionals have significantly greater demands placed upon them and much less work-life balance. but that despite the high demands of their job, the vast majority of IT professionals are satisfied with their career choice.

 

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