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Re: Stirrings of Life in a Bleak IT Employment Desert
Posted by: Jack Cullen 2010-10-11 17:55:38
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When the pulse of the global economy slowed -- or, as some would have it, virtually flat lined -- in 2009, IT felt it. Even though IT serves as the heart of global business, the indispensable systems without which companies simply wouldn't work, layoffs and cutbacks still wracked the industry. More than a few IT professionals found themselves questioning their career choice in a workforce not that far removed from the tough times that followed the burst tech bubble earlier in the decade -- a past all too present for many.

Global IT Dept moving to Bangalore India
Posted by: Bellonice 2010-10-18 11:34:14 In reply to: Jack Cullen
Commenting on the IT article. The economy is stagnant and IT is moving to 3rd world countries. The question is not skills, but on how cheap can you hire for. In India IT employees work 12 hour days, forgotten days about hiring Americans. Here in America your either over or under qualified.
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