How small businesses can bridge the tech skills gap

We all know how quickly the world of technology moves. It can be a minefield and feel impossible to keep up with all the changes and stay on top of the game to make sure you are getting the most out of IT for your business.

It’s widely reported that there is a skills gap that grows each year when it comes to technology, particularly within small to medium sized businesses and startups.

The Hays Global Skills Index, stated in 2016 for the fifth year in a row that digital skills have taken a hit. Many university degrees offer neither the technical or vocational knowledge that businesses today want and need, meaning grads are leaving university lacking the tech based skills required. Recruiting individuals with technical skills and experience as an alternative can be expensive and difficult to do.

SMEs can get around this problem by working with a company like Smart Computers. By outsourcing your IT support, you have a technical engineer at the end of the phone, when you need them. At Smart, we are able to remote in to your PC to solve your issues quickly and efficiently, getting you back up and running and reducing any downtime.

Smart aim to become an extension of your team, providing you with guidance and making recommendations. As we work with you, we will come to understand your requirements and goals and deliver solutions and suggestions that will meet your needs within your budget. Forget recruiting an expensive technical employee and use a reliable firm that has your best interests at heart for a fraction of the cost.

At Smart Computers, we work across a vast range of industries and can apply our knowledge to make your IT more efficient. We keep on top of technology, so you don’t have to and we’ll keep you informed of important changes when you need to know them.

If you think we can help bridge the IT skills gap within your business, get in touch and we’ll provide you with a no obligation quote. Alternatively, request a FREE IT Audit. One of our technical engineers will come out to your business and audit your existing set up, making recommendations as we go.

You have nothing to lose!