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News Tech job market shrinks by 40 percent

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 11 Mar 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    IT: the nessissary evil :duh:

    retarded public are retarded
     
  3. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    The trouble is it'd cost a firm far more in the long run to re-hire/re-train someone (who would also expect more in salary) rather than keep someone on.

    I can see that they are trying to do something to please the board/shareholders, but whoever is on these boards should start to look at the bigger picture instead of being greedy and cutting and running all the time, basically destroying peoples lives.

    I think, after the past year or so of downturn (the 'recession' started late 2007) it should start to pick up again sometime this year.
     
  4. Atomic

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    Telling me, I'm trying to find a new job and compared to 18months ago when I last moved job there is literally nothing available :sigh:

    Unless your a web dev/designer with 2+ years commercial experience, then there are a plenty of vacancies!
     
  5. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    lucky i was able to secured a summer placement this year. and hopefully continue to full time when i graduate. government research company shouldn't be affected much by this should it?
     
  6. Carcarius

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    More doom and gloom talk... come on!!
     
  7. Carcarius

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    This is a great opportunity for tech professionals out of work to build consultancy firms. There are a damn-near infinite number of problems that need to be solved in IT and tech in general. Create your own work if you have to.
     
  8. sui_winbolo

    sui_winbolo Giraffe_City

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    /sad face

    I graduate this year with a Network Engineering degree, I want to find work to make monies. :waah:
     
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    The company I work for has recently been securing more work in the middle-east to help with things. We haven't been gaining as much business in the UK as of late. My job is secure for now.
     
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