Where the tech jobs are now

Jul 21, 2009

Anne Fisher has been writing "Ask Annie," a column on careers, for Fortune since 1996, helping readers navigate booms, recessions, changing industries, and changing ideas about what's appropriate in the workplace (and beyond). Anne is the author of two books, Wall Street Women (Knopf, 1990) and If My Career's on the Fast Track, Where Do I Get a Road Map? (William Morrow, 2001).

At least 400,000 tech jobs are going begging, even in this market, writes Fortune's Anne Fisher in her July 21 Ask Annie column. If you're a current or former techie, how does the job market look from where you stand? If you're an employer, are you having trouble finding applicants with the skills you're seeking? Job hunters in other fields, have you ever considered making the switch to an IT career?

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