Latin America is a rich source of high quality tech and IT developer talent that demands affordable salaries while being highly trained. Here's what to know. When it comes to recruiting high-caliber tech personnel, global tech companies are struggling to find and retain talent. Figures from the World Economic Forum show that at the end of 2020, around 1.4 million computer jobs in the tech industry remained unfilled. The US produces around 65,000 computer science graduates each year, which means it's unlikely the gap between supply and demand is likely to lessen any time soon. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and economic recovery, tech companies are increasingly comfortable with recruiting remote workers to fill their vacancies. This is where the pool of highly skilled and qualified South American tech specialists can help to fill the current tech services personnel gap. Here we take a look at some of the reasons why Latin America has such a rich supply of IT developers and tech personnel that may be successfully recruited into the US labor force.
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