I read a post on the dice.com discussion forums, which I generally find to be overwhelmingly depressing — you have about 100,000 people who have no clue about how to find a job in IT all being miserable together. One poster in particular said:
I have sent out over 100 resumes, and never hear back from recruiters, who now ignore my phone calls. They ignore my emails. What am I going to do? I’ve been looking for a job for 5 months! This economy is horrible!
Nothing could be further from the truth about “the IT economy.” There is an absolutely vibrant market for IT skills and if you’re ready and willing to learn, there is a job for you here. I wanted to say a few things about how things feel when you’re on the inside, when you have stable and in-demand skills — and I want to tell …