Is Your IT Job Safe? - Business-Facing Roles

By Deb Perelman  |  Posted 2008-01-28 Email Print this article Print

The U.S. economy appears to be hovering on the edge of a downturn. Unlike the downturn in 2001, however, this one will not be tech-driven, but rather the result-

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Even in a recession, companies need to grow and keep their customers happy, said Jim Lanzalotto, vice president of strategy and marketing for Yoh Services, a talent and outsourcing company. Project roles related to customers and company growth are "less susceptible to recession angst," he said.

"We're projecting even higher IT requirements in meeting business priorities. We're seeing much more effort around IT/business projects and less around operations."



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