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Is Your Job Recession-Proof?

Career company Jobfox just released a bit of good news for those of you in IT: Your jobs are relatively safe. In fact, you may want to ask for a raise. According to JobFox, IT and software development are among the 20 professions the company considers recession-proof.

Now, pushing aside the fact that we're not technically in a recession -- it just feels like one -- this is good news indeed. (And here's a little hint from the editor in chief of Redmond magazine: Our upcoming salary survey has some more good news!)

Here's the rundown: Software development and design positions are the second-most recession-proof career. Systems and network administration is No. 6, business analysis related to software implementations is No. 8, database administration is No. 14, and being a tech exec is sweet 16.

Posted by Doug Barney on July 29, 2008 at 11:52 AM


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