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Re: There are too many CS grads chasing too few jobs

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 72.45.37.228] on August 10, 2008 01:31 AM
Business Week reported that there is still a labor shortage in the US for IT/CS workers.

http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/jun2008/tc20080623_533491.htm?chan=technology_technology+index+page_top+stories

Of course, the fact that the number of IT/CS grads are actually declining means that businesses aren't paying well enough. They all want three years' experience in an unrealistic range of programming languages, software, and proficiency in some obscure business model, and the starting pay is $26,000.

I could go to a technical school, become an automotive technician, and make $40,000 right out of school.

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