Every candidate needs to show their potential value during the interview process. This month, we’ll be focusing on how to prove your tech qualifications:
This year, 4,740 Copier Channel tech professionals responded to our online Service Technician Salary Survey. The resulting snapshot indicates that qualified techs are in short supply – dealers looking to attract top talent need to improve their compensation and work environment or risk losing out to dedicated IT providers.
It’s a good time to be a copier technician, because tech skills are in very high demand. The need for qualified hybrid technicians has increased steadily over the past decade as the Copier Channel turned into a largely IT and networked technology business. While there are never enough top technicians to go around, this year the shortage is particularly acute. “Scarcity is making techs an increasingly valuable commodity,” said Paul Schwartz, president of Copier Careers.
Copier Careers® Poll Results & Comments Poll: Does Your Company Provide Solid IT/Networking Training? Are Employers Offering Their Techs Networking Training? The 2018 Service Technician Salary Survey will be published next month, so we were curious to hear how well companies are training their techs in MPS and MNS skills. We had a solid turnout […]
Clearly, the bottom line in job satisfaction for copier techs involves a lot more than a paycheck. One indicator is that 29% of respondents said they want to know that their work is important to the company’s success, an increase of 9 percentage points in this year’s survey.