Gamers: Corporate America wants you

Lazy slackers, nerds, basement dwellers.

Gamer stereotypes have been around nearly as long as the games they play. But the soft skills developed playing Call of Duty, Fortnite, NBA 2K and other games are now making experienced players desirable to headhunters and job recruiters.

With the overall US unemployment rate hovering around 3.5%, and the unemployment rate in the tech industry at 2.3%, employers are struggling to fill tech jobs. So they’ve begun looking outside traditional venues for talent — and gamers are a now a hot talent pool.

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Source:: Computerworld