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IT headhunter reviews government offering

Finding right people increasingly difficult

What is the Manx government doing to fill skills gaps in the IT sector?

Senior consultant for Boston Link, Cosmo Currey, headhunts for talent and expertise across the globe - and instead of rifling through piles of CVs, he seeks out the right match for the right job.

Although finding people to work in IT is increasingly difficult - the situation is being addressed by government here. 

The Department of Economic Development introduced a relaxation of work permits in the industry, and offers a relocation package to new faces - brought about in collaboration with the Manx ICT Association. 

There's also been a drive in the the Department of Education and Children to offer courses for Manx residents. 

Cosmo told Tanya Humbles the support from government is pivotal: 

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