1. A Quantum LeapHow CreateGreat.org became nycHired.com
2. CreateGreat...not so Great
3. (We did get one true believer)
5. NEW YORK HAS A PROBLEM
6. Validating the Assumption Although the unemployment rate in the Big Apple remains over 9 percent — roughly double what’s considered healthy — the demand for programmers and engineers to work in the city’s burgeoning internet startup scene is stronger than it’s been in a decade. As the economy slowly pulls out of ﬁrst gear, one sector that is clearly in ﬁfth gear is IT. From Silicon Valley to Detroit to New York, a war for tech talent is now being played out as companies struggle to ﬁnd – and hold on to – skilled engineers and developers.