As a Rails Developer and one that hires developers, I can attest to “the unemployment rates range from less than 1% to just over 3%”
I must confess. Although I like gadgets, I am not a techie per se. Many of us enjoy technology and believe that we are well versed in it. But, I would call that the End-User Syndrome. That is, we enjoy the benefits of our smart phones and mobile devices. We love to be able to do all sorts of things online, including looking up answers quickly, making purchases, and paying bills (OK, that’s not so much fun). However, few of us would ever be interested in assembling hardware or even writing the code which drives the Internet or the apps we use.
Today, I had an opportunity to meet with recruiters Alexa and Lee at a technology recruiting company in my area. Following an explanation of what I do, I asked them about their staffing needs. I also asked them what areas were hard-to-find and therefore represent opportunities for current…
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