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Software Compensation 2007--Is it 1999 All Over Again?

A comment I'm hearing with increasing frequency is "The job market is getting to be like the dot com era all over again. Developer salaries are increasing, and it's getting harder and harder to attract and retain good developers." Our May ECSE Meeting focused on the topic of "Compensation, Recruiting, and Retention," and so I used that as an opportunity to dig into the question of "Is it really 1999 all over again?" The first...

  1. Posted on May 31, 2007 10:01:AM by Steve McConnell to 10x Software Development
  2. software development, software industry, job market, employment, 2007, Management