Recent news articles are rife with confusing--and often conflicting--reportage on the state of the IT job market.
by Maria DeGiglio
On Friday, May 23, I participated in the commencement ceremony at Sarah Lawrence College. I was awarded a Master's Degree in Health Advocacy with all the rights, privileges, and honors pertaining thereto. Me, the anthropologist turned retail executive and then IT systems analyst, consultant, and industry analyst (the latter for more than a decade) and now health advocate. (In over 25 years, I have reinvented myself several times.) Today, IT professionals should expect to reinvent themselves throughout their careers. This is critical to ensuring job security. The IT industry is dynamic; so too must the IT professional be.