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No recession signs for US IT jobs
With the US trade war with China and slowing growth, particularly in manufacturing, some economists believe the US is heading towards recession as 2020 approaches. According to the National Association for Business Economics, there's a 60 percent chance the country's decade run of expansion will see a downturn at the end of next year.
But the IT industry seems unabated by such forecasts. According to research and data collected by Janco Associates, 102,400 IT jobs will be added in 2019, as CIOs and CEOs budget for increased headcounts and approve the use of outside contractors and consultants for 2020.
At the same time, there is an ample supply of skilled and qualified professionals to fill those roles - while more active recruiting in the sector seeing a compression of pay grades for some key positions.No recession signs for US IT jobs
DevOps Job Description Bundle
DevOps Job Description Bundle
DevOps is an area that is of the greatest concern to C-Level management. There is a push by everyone to move into the next generation of processing and operational possibilities.
New roles are being created as we speak. Janco, with the assistance of HR and IT professionals along with operational managers has created a set of job descriptions to assist in the development of existing staff and recruiting of individuals who are actual Blockchain and DLT practitioners.
Included with this bundle is the complete IT Job Family Classification with suggested job progressions.DevOps Job Description Bundle
DevOps Job Description
DevOps Job Descriptions now available
The DevOps job description was created by Janco's executive consultants. The DevOps Software Engineer job description is several pages in length and addresses all of the issues that DevOps professionals need to address.
The DevOps Software Engineer is responsible for the analysis of business, engineering and scientific problems and is charged with the documentation and development of well-defined methods, procedures, and programs in the delivery of practical systems solutions.
The DevOps Software Engineer is challenged with assisting in programming, troubleshooting, and management of problems affecting IT software, as well as developing these areas for future expansion and sustaining the highest system reliability and performance possible.DevOps Job Description
Will Bitcoin or Facebook'entry imact national currencies
Bitcoin and electronic currency development have a number of unique challenges
The promise of a cheap, anonymous, distributed, fiat cryptocurrency that is detached from any countrys sovereignty is a pipe dream. It will never happen as the impact bitcoin has been minimal since itfirst hit the market in 2009. People will play with it, some businesses will accept it, fortunes will be made and lost, but it isnt a threat to any nations fiat currency on that level.Will Bitcoin or Facebook'entry imact national currencies
20% of the US workforce does some telecommuting
Telecommuting is on the rise
With the rise of the Internet, and the increase in affordable bandwidth comes a new type of worker, the telecommuter. Available technologies have allowed most companies to offer the ability for certain employees to work from home instead of the office.
This not only benefits the employee, but also the company itself. As more and more employees clamor for the ability to telecommute, it is imperative for companies to implement a viable telecommuting policy.20% of the US workforce does some telecommuting