Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Angry Birds Boom Spurs U.S. Job Revival on Mobile Demand

Miller, Rich. "Angry Birds Boom Spurs U.S. Job Revival on Mobile Demand." Bloomberg Businessweek, March 5, 2012.

From the article: "A surge in technology-industry hiring is helping to spearhead a jobs-market revival as demand swells for computer-software applications and data. Online help-wanted advertising for computer and mathematical occupations rose 2.1 percent in February from January to the second-highest since the Conference Board began compiling the data in 2005. Vacancies outnumbered job seekers by more than three to one, according to the New York-based research group. Postings on tech-career website are 12 percent higher than a year ago, with openings for workers skilled in mobile applications up more than 100 percent."  Read more