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OnX IT Staffing and Consulting Services help CIOs fill the IT efficiency gap

The IT efficiency gap – the shortage of top talent to fill the needs of businesses across Canada, continues to grow. The top IT technicians are in such demand that, according to a recent survey at, almost half of the businesses looking to hire an individual were turned down because the candidate chose a higher paying job at a different firm.

In order to attract top IT talent, businesses are offering as many perks as they can, over and above a salary. Highly sought after certified technicians are offered the ability to work from home and they can be flexible in their work hours. Those that work in the office may have complementary lunches delivered, or attend social events specially targeted to them. Companies want to keep their IT team happy!

Every industry sector has specific IT requirements, and that means each industry is looking for specialized IT skill sets who are familiar with their ever-changing technology landscape and can meet their strategic business objectives. Acquiring technicians with years of experience can be difficult, so many companies are left with the option of hiring individuals who are willing to learn the industry and gain the needed experience “on the job.”

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This is not always the best solution, depending on the complexities of the projects these entry-level IT techs are working on.

What types of specific IT knowledge is needed by businesses? Well, manufacturing companies need technicians who can efficiently automate a production line. A financial company would require IT techs who have a background in data-science. Retail organizations are going to seek e-commerce experts who can grow online sales.

The fields of cloud computing, mobile technology, and unified communications are growing exponentially, as is that of big data. Advanced collaboration tools are becoming the norm. The demand for IT personnel can only grow as IT becomes a larger presence in company culture and ultimate success.

One reason for the urgent need of IT personnel is that markets are growing in this booming economy and employment in Canada is running at historic highs. Competition between businesses is fierce. If a company doesn’t have the top IT talent needed to perform projects for potential customers, those customers will simply go elsewhere. They don’t have time to wait for a company to get their IT talent up to speed.

An urgent need for IT talent in Canada can be solved by working with a partner that supplies such talent on demand. As a consulting company, OnX has thousands of IT technicians in its database, each separated out by their specialties, delivers the needed talent – and skills – within days rather than weeks or even months. That is what OnX IT Staffing and Consulting Services provides for its clients.

When you can’t afford to wait months to find excellent IT talent, the solution is to work with a consultancy that specializes in matching specific skills with the needs of its clients.

OnX can deliver the expert IT project manager that a business needs to supervise a project, using both the company’s existing IT team as well as the IT contractors in the OnX expertly filtered database of qualified candidates, saving you time and money.

Certified and experienced IT recruitment contractors can perform the most complex tasks in the project, allowing your organizations IT staff to concentrate on strategic initiatives that drive your bottom line.

Let OnX accelerate your IT talent needs

OnX has the IT placement services that will solve your enterprise IT skill’s gap.

  • Engaging IT contractors is cost-effective and efficient.
  • If your company has only a few projects in a year that require top IT talent, there is no need to have that talent on staff full time, year round. You simply need those skills to be available on demand when your business cycle requires them.
  • Because our IT staff are on demand to your organization, you save money in fixed salaries, set benefits, medical care, and other overhead.
  • The IT professionals that OnX has sourced on your behalf are diligently filtered, interviewed and complete deep due diligence; have the training, certifications, and the mastery of highly sought after and hard to source IT technologies that your company needs to succeed in the modern economy.
  • OnX has over 30 years of experience and knowledge forming best practices gained from working with Fortune 500 businesses demanding the highest levels of skill sets and successful outcomes.

OnX provides a complete suite of IT staffing services that are available on demand with an efficient onboarding model that gets you to market faster and eliminates the risk of single-source provisioning. Looking for application development, project and program management, resource planning or security consulting? Contact us today.