1. What does this case imply about the supply of and demand for employees and the implications for businesses?
The case study 1 implies the supply of and demand for employees and the implications for businesses are critical. Based off the case study in Management 12th edition, “Attracting and selecting the right talent is critical to a company’s success. For tech companies, the process is even more critical since it’s the knowledge, skills, and abilities of their employees that determines these companies’ efficiency, innovation, and ultimately, financial ...view middle of the document...
Any company when looking for employee will always look for the perfect employee. Just like tech companies they look for the perfect person that is a wiz at technology and a retail store will look for the perfect employee that is great at sales and marketing. I also think that non-tech companies also need to be creative when trying to spot talent as well. For example a retail store may a set up a mock sales situation for a person that is interviewing for the posoition to see how the actually will handle it and not just going off what is on their resume.
3. Do you think “mature” tech companies are always going to have a more difficult time attracting tech talent? Discuss.
In my opinion I do not think that “mature” tech companies will always have a more difficult time attracting tech talent. I feel this way because it is 2014 and it all about technology. People are much more advanced in technology and a lot more people finding it intriguing and are curious about finding out exactly how it works. Plus now a days kids are being introduce to technology at a younger age and feel they are more likely to go to school for some type of technology.
Robbins, Coulter, Stephen P., Mary. Management. 12th Edition. Pearson Learning Solutions, 2013. VitalBook file. Bookshelf.