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So, about that IT job market...

I hear something on NPR a few weeks back about employees leaving for better
(new) jobs, that this was the fastest growing sector of new hires, people
who already had a job.  ie.. They said it was a good sign for the economy!

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                                       Re: So, about that IT job market... 
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On 07/07/2010 11:07 AM, Dan Ritter wrote:
> Thoughts? Is the economy improving, the IT sector, or do we just
> have a new generation of overly optimistic recruiters?

I've also been contacted by a lot of recruiters recently.

I'd say definitely (b), and a some bit of (a) as well.  There's a bunch
of factors contributing to this, IMO:

* companies are "unfreezing" their hiring freezes

* companies are starting to grow/make money again

* companies are finally starting to realize their employees are burned
out doing multiple jobs and so are forced to hire

* employees are starting to leave for better jobs, and so they need to
hire replacements


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