Making the switch

The tech sector usually weathers economic downturns reasonably well, so now might be the time to consider a career move into IT

5th July, 2020
Making the switch
IT careers are one of the least affected by recessions. Picture: Getty

Global economic forecasts don’t make for optimistic reading as the world continues grappling with Covid-19. In Ireland we may have speeded up our roadmap to recovery, but the economy won’t move quite so fast.

According to the European Commission’s latest economic forecast in May, the Irish economy is set to contract by 8 per cent in 2020. Unemployment is expected to be at 7.5 per cent for the year, and this...

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