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Old 03-15-2009, 01:59 PM
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I was recently laid off in Houston and it has been incredibly difficult to even land an interview. Is Northern Virginia/D.C. area as badly affected by recession like Houston or has it always being better for IT jobs?
I am MS certified with over 13 years of networking experience and cannot believe how bad the Houston IT sector has become. Nobody is hiring and the ones who are, offer "pathetic" salaries that I have not seen for decades.
I am seriously considering moving to No. Virginia/D.C. area if it's any better regardless of colder winters, higher cost of living and I even read somewhere something about an auto tax???
Also, where in that area can somebody find "affordable" 2 bedroom apartments that are safe, family-friendly and not too far from IT employment centers?
How is Southern Virginia vs. Northers Virginia regarding IT jobs? I have seen pretty pictures of Virginia Beach but am not sure about employment market there.
Thanks for your opinions!
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Old 03-15-2009, 07:02 PM
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