Thought I would share this media story that talks of the plight of experienced,out-of-work IT professionals, over 40, in Sunnyvale CA. Silicon Valley may well be booming for others, but not for this lot that turns up every Thursday morning at Sunnyvale City Hall. Most of them hold advanced degrees in engineering and have more than a decade of experience in the technology sector.
They are members of Pro Match, a government-financed support group and “interactive career resource center” for educated older workers who have suddenly, and usually involuntarily, found themselves on the job market. Most have been out of work for months.
Read more in the Bay Citizen