The Software Developer Is Dead: Long Live The Software Developer

Akin to how carpenters improve their efficiency with better tools, software developers now have new tools to work with.

The recent high-profile layoffs in the tech industry have caused a fair bit of panic, but rather than being an ominous predictor of a freefall, it’s simply a bit of course correction—it’s common for large organizations to dial back in R&D when they expanded too aggressively.

Additionally, although companies such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft have made headlines, they aren’t the exclusive employers of tech talent. Major organizations across all industries hire technology talent—and software developers will always be needed to make their systems work. In fact, the top industries currently hiring software developers include finance and insurance, healthcare, automotive and manufacturing.

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