Toughest Cities to Recruit Tech Talent

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San Francisco

San Francisco takes second place as the toughest place to recruit in as social media and Big Data become more mission critical for businesses. Add an abundance of tech firms clamoring for similar talent and six-figure salaries and it’s clear Silicon Valley is a tight market.

The war for technology talent has traditionally been fought on the coasts of this country. Technology companies soak up professionals in Silicon Valley to invent the next big thing. The Federal Government, defense contractors and financial service companies scour the East Coast for tech talent. However, recruiters and hiring managers are now suggesting that the Midwest is the toughest region for recruiting technology professionals. A recent hiring survey from Dice with responses from both recruiters and hiring managers, who recruit across the U.S., found that five of the top 12 most challenging cities to recruit tech talent in are located in the Midwest.

 

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