Mass Unemployment rate steady at 8.3%, software engineer/CS job market RED HOT

It’s great to be back in the office full-time — even though I was working while travelling waaay down South (Antarctica among other locations)  — it’s just not the same with real high-speed Internet 😉

As everyone in tech is certainly aware (and if they still have not woke up to this fact, please, 2008’s is well in the rear-view mirror) that the software engineering market is on fire —  right now,  I cannot keep up with the companies hiring — and luckily for our long-time clients and candidates, we are being choosy about who we are aligning with. When the market starts to approach “bubble territory” the “me-too” sorts of companies come out of the wood-work:

If you’re in the market for a position, whether on your own, or with a trusted recruiter/headhunter partner — make sure you’re looking at quality opportunities – strong VCs, excellent management team, customers/sales and a business plan — today’s barriers to entry are tomorrow’s reason why your company didn’t raise it’s A/B round of Venture Capital — there is tremendous “pressure” to make a decision when a company likes you, but, be sure you have done your own due diligence, and not merely accepted at face value, all that you’ve been told.

Here’s the link to the Boston.com article about the Jan unemployment rate: http://www.boston.com/business/ticker/2011/03/mass_unemployme_36.html?p1=News_links

If you’re in the market for a new software engineer/web developer job in the Boston area — please, get in touch – scott@biviumgroup.com – Boston area’s #1 Software Engineer headhunter/recruiter!

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