The Real Thing Tony Post was inundated by fake FiveFingers." />When Vibram had trouble meeting demand for its popular FiveFingers running shoes, the market became flooded with counterfeit, nearly identical, shoes. Here's how it fought back.In the spring of 2010, a pair of shoes arrived at the Franklin, Massachusetts, warehouse of Vibram USA. A customer was demanding a refund for a pair of the company's popular Five-Fingers running shoes. But the shoes, which were marred by split seams and separating soles, were fakes
Today, every company is becoming a tech company. And as so many firms are on the lookout for coders, software engineers, data scientists (and beyond), it’s getting harder than ever to find people with these high demand skill sets.
In fact, when Indeed surveyed over one thousand tech hiring managers and recruiters late last year, almost 9 out of 10 respondents said they found it challenging to find and hire workers with tech skills.
But that’s not all. The business impact of the tech talent shortage runs deep: 83% of respondents said that they thought the tech talent shortage had hurt their business through lost revenue, slower product development and increased employee burnout.
And as more industries are disrupted by software, still more coders, software engineers and data scientists will be needed. So what should employers do? In the infographic below we cast a critical eye over the situation: Read on for key stats and insights.