It was (and remains) widely known that companies in the area were struggling to find talent to fill the many tech openings. The study found that many local students were unfamiliar with the tech companies in the area. In fact, some were under the impression that they would have to move to cities like Austin or San Franscisco to start a career in tech, despite the vast number of tech companies in the area. Similarly, employers felt that the candidates that did seek jobs were not sufficiently qualified for many of the positions.
People are inconsistent about the kind of exposure they’ll tolerate. We don’t like to be fingerprinted by government agencies, a practice we associate with mug shots and state surveillance, but we happily hand our thumbprints over to Apple, which does God knows what with them.
As the largest credit union service organization (CUSO) in the United States, it’s comprised of over 900 credit unions. PSCU’s goal is to empower credit unions to compete with larger financial institutions by keeping in front of the demand curve.