Kansas City Tech Boom Going Bust

Sorry but the Silicon Prairie is soon to suffer another setback. 

Whilst the work-at-home pandemic crisis led to an uptick in hiring, the upcoming recession might not bode well techies on the lower tier of the industry.

Check this passage from a worthwhile report . . .

In Kansas City, tech jobs have had 75% year-over-year growth.

There were 7,879 tech job postings between Jan. 1 and April 30, 2021. That number jumped to 13,773 between Jan. 1 and April 30, 2022.

Among other metro areas, Kansas City ranked No. 25 for the number of tech job postings this year . . .

The promising job posting numbers come as the country overall added more jobs than expected last month. But even amid a hot labor market, many in the tech industry are preparing for a slowdown. Or at least an end to the record growth the industry has experienced over the last decade. 

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Tech job postings are booming in Chicago, but some worry a national slowdown is coming

The U.S. tech sector has remained in hiring mode this year, according to the latest data from IT trade association CompTIA. But even amid a red-hot job market, many in the tech industry are worried the good times may be coming to an end.