Sunday August 04, 2013

IT Hiring Strongest Since June 1998

Many of you idle IT Specialists are about to go back to work thanks to a hiring frenzy, the likes of which hasn’t been seen since 1998. The Bureau of Labor Statistics point to cloud infrastructure for the rise in hiring.

The unemployment rate for technology professionals fell to 3.8% in July, from 4.2% in June. For the overall workforce, the unemployment rate stood at 7.4%. Technology consulting added 4,300 positions in July and 40,300 jobs this year.