#LsmNYC Team - NYCHired

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#LsmNYC Team - NYCHired

  1. 1. A Quantum LeapHow CreateGreat.org became nycHired.com
  2. 2. CreateGreat...not so Great
  3. 3. (We did get one true believer)
  4. 4. TEAMBUILDING
  5. 5. NEW YORK HAS A PROBLEM
  6. 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.

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