IT Management Slideshow: 6 Ways the Current Recession is Better for IT Than the Last One
By CIOinsight | Posted 03-12-2009
The Great Recession, as some are calling it, is different in some important ways from previous economic downturns. Tom Silver, Chief Marketing Officer of Dice.com, looks at key differences for technology workers.
6 Ways the Current Recession is Better for IT Than the Last One
Technology Employment More Resilient than General Employment
Peak unemployment among technology workers (6.5%) was higher than the national average (6.3%) during the last decline. Today, those numbers have reversed: national rate (8.1%), technology industry (5.4%).