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Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Swimming in the Global Talent Pool

Link to Article

Interesting article on the evolving IT job marketplace. Could be subtitled "or, How to Get a Job Anywhere in the World".

  • "Thriving in today's ... market requires ...'relevance.' "
  • "If you're 45 and plan to work until you're 65, you're going to be forced to embrace this."
  • "I'll talk to an IT guy with 15 years of experience who knows three or four different programming languages and has really good system experience. Then I start talking about phishing or blogs or PHP, and they look at me like, 'Huh?'. I don’t expect you to do that stuff, but at least you should have heard of it."



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