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Layoffs in the computer industry

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J. Keaton ; IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA

The worldwide recession in the computer industry has resulted in substantial layoffs among computer professionals. Even more critical than the current slump is the permanent restructuring underway in the industry. Many jobs lost during this global downturn are likely to be gone from corporate organization charts forever. The changes in industry employment in the US are outlined, and the long-term employment outlook in the US is discussed.<>

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Computer  (Volume:26 ,  Issue: 3 )