Target To Hire 1,000 IT Workers, Half In Minnesota



By Martin Moylan, MPR News

Target plans to cut back on outsourcing and hire 1,000 information technology workers. The retailer will hire 500 software engineers and other IT workers in Minneapolis and 500 more in India.

Chief Information Officer Mike McNamara told CIO Journal that the company’s reliance on vendors “got to a stage where almost half the team is in third parties. It’s unhealthy.”

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