RE: Job Market In The Next 6 Months

Subject: RE: Job Market In The Next 6 Months
From: "Chris La Porte" <cpldll -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 13:23:55 -0500


At the Dallas STC meeting earlier this month, a panel of three recruiters
would not admit to any real optimism when asked a similar question. So much
of the tech sector here has been telecom related that we have been hit very

People I have talked with say their companies desperately need to hire but
don't have the budget. Their management is waiting to see another "good

I read on another list that some people in Austin believe things have
bottomed out, if not yet turned around. On the other hand, I read an article
indicating people are rapidly deserting Northern California.

Recovery may depend on where you are located.

Chris (another unemployed tech writer)

>>Any idea if the job market for tech writers will be
>>improving in the next 6 months? I keep hearing that a
>>recovery is "2 quarters away." I know company
>>earnings, especially in technology, have yet to
>>Any thoughts from those in the field? What's the mood
>>at your companies? (Those that have jobs!)
>>RD (an unemployed tech writer)

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