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- The computer braceros. Buchanan, Patrick J. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;05/04/98, Vol. 27 Issue 45, p20
Discusses the impact of importing high-skilled foreigners on job opportunities for American computer scientists and programmers. Estimated number of jobs that will be created in information technology; Definition of H-1Bs under the US immigration law; Reason why American employers prefer...
- Revenge of the nerds. Allerton, Haidee E. // Training & Development;Jul97, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p7
Lists reasons why the demand for computer programmers is soaring worldwide. Corporate spending on linking computers; Internet; Need to reprogram computers using dates after 1999; Demand in the United States.
- Why the labor shortage in high-tech industries? London, Herb // Human Events;02/20/98, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p18
Reports that the Clinton Administration announced that it will invest $28 million of taxpayer money in an initiative to train computer programmers which was prompted by the growing demand for digital-age translators who can mediate between mind and machine. Issue overlooked by the initiative;...
- Contract programmers offer `just-in-time' labor. Button, Kate // InfoWorld;11/22/93, Vol. 15 Issue 47, p56
Discusses the opportunities provided by contract labor to people with computer skills. Loss of thousands of permanent jobs due to re-engineerings; Growth of temporary employment; Hewlett-Packard's flexible workforce; Benefits offered by temporary technical people; Benefit to the contract worker.
- Get with the programmers. Bodow, Steve // New York;12/01/97, Vol. 30 Issue 46, p42
Reports on the need in New York City for computer programmers. Three things that programmers need to be productive; Programmers seen as important members of creative teams.
- A finger clickin' future. Harris, Neil // New Scientist;3/9/96, Vol. 149 Issue 2020, p57
Focuses on the increased recruiting of computer programmers in Great Britain by large software companies. Complications on where to start a career in computing; Banks as large recruiters of computer programmers; Job description; Job requirements.
- Chicago IT growth makes Illinois the silicon prairie. Battey, Jim // InfoWorld;06/23/97, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p117
Looks at employment opportunities for information technology-related work in Illinois. Growth of the state's high technology sector; Skills in demand.
- The few, the proud. Shein, Esther // PC Week;5/27/96, Vol. 13 Issue 21, p45
Focuses on the employment prospects of mainframe computer programmers in the United States. Developments in the mainframe computer market; Personal computer's impact on the market; Market observers' comments.
- CS graduates flock to computing careers. // InfoWorld;03/02/98, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p103
Presents data on the areas where 1998 computer science graduates are working, as compiled by the National Science Foundation in the United States.