The survey also found that many workers over 35 believe they have skills that are not being put to use.
“Successful SMEs recognise that times are changing and they equip themselves with the necessary digital skills to be able to compete and thrive through collaboration and innovation."
“The costs of a returnship programme are high, so businesses must be aware and realistic when starting the schemes."
“Already, the Economic Corporate Network (ECN) reports that 48 per cent of organisations view AI as an opportunity for their business."
“Other than non-technical skills, there is a high expectation of candidates to possess other qualities such as being extremely goal-driven."
“Over the last few years Talentful has helped some of the best tech companies in the world build great teams."
The legal sector is becoming more and more competitive, pitting as many as 28 law graduates to each legal sector vacancy in 2017.
"We are focused on creating a culture that thrives on high performance, embraces difference, and embodies our values."
The event offers recruitment and staffing industry professionals an opportunity to explore fresh ideas and concepts for their business.
"Demand is rapidly rising for high-calibre tech candidates in an increasingly competitive talent market."