Eighty percent of chief information officers in the Detroit area plan to hire IT professionals in the first half of 2014, either to expand or fill vacant positions.
Hundreds of jobs in the metro Detroit information technology Industry are available at a low-pressure, no-cost networking event on Sept. 19 in Detroit. But don’t call it a job fair.
Ten percent of Detroit-area technology executives recently surveyed expect to expand their IT teams in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report. This compares to 11 percent in the previous quarter.
The just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report for Detroit shows that 11 percent of Detroit-area chief information officers surveyed recently plan to expand their teams. This is up one point from the previous quarter’s projections.
General Motors is opening a new computer center in Austin, Texas, where it plans to hire up to 500 people. GM CIO Randy Mott insisted that the opening won’t mean layoffs of GM IT staffers in Michigan.
In an interview Thursday morning with WWJ Newsradio 950 technology editor Matt Roush, new GM CIO Randy Mott said he believes “insourcing” IT will give GM more capability to respond quickly to changes in the auto market — and to design cars with more cool tech features than the competition.
Don’t call it a job fair. With more than 350 successful hires from their events now in the books, the IT networking organization Detroitnet.org is presenting its next Pink Slip Party Thursday, June 21 on the second floor of Woody’s in royal Oak, starting at 5 p.m.
Detroit-based Strategic Staffing Solutions Inc., Detroit’s largest information technology and business services company, marked the one year anniversary of its Detroit Development Center with the opening of a second floor of operations in the Penobscot Building.