So you think the most influential stories on the current IT employment market are layoffs, spending cuts, hiring slowdowns, cancelled projects and anal-retentive CFOs? Don’t get me wrong – things are definitely tough. But it seems we’re being spoon-fed a little too much gloom and doom.
There are plenty of other trends and new developments that translate into bona fide opportunities for any IT worker mapping out a new near-term job strategy. Let’s start 2002 right by focusing on a few things that caught my attention in my company’s latest research survey, involving nearly 2,000 employers.