The Myth of High-Tech Outsourcing

A new report finds that U.S. demand for IT professionals in 2006 reached levels not seen since before the dot-com bust

High-tech employees are back in demand. The U.S. technology industry added almost 150,000 jobs in 2006, according to an Apr. 24 report by the American Electronics Assn. (AeA), an industry trade group. That was the largest gain since 2001, before the implosion of the tech bubble resulted in the loss of more than 1 million jobs in three years.

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