IT survivor: 7 tips for career growth in tight times

Recession fears have tech jobs in jeopardy. Here's how to outlast, outrun, and outsmart the competition

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"Many people went into IT because they had strong analytical skills, not because they enjoyed the work," Lore says. "For them, a career change might be the best solution. Just because you have long legs doesn't mean you'll be happy as a Rockette."

Contributing editor Dan Tynan has legs and knows how to use them. When not kicking, he tends the Tynan on Tech and Culture Crash blogs.

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