Technology sector continues to provide job opportunities

People with the right technology skills are often in high demand, as many firms seek to increase staff to meet demand. In one recent case, Seattle-based Microsoft stepped up hiring in preparation for the release of its new tablet.

Tech Radar reports that the technology company is looking to bring on new staff for the latest version of the Microsoft Tablet. The roles that need to be filled include mechanical engineers, packaging designers and manufacturing professionals.

The company says that one of the perks of getting hired is the collaboration that takes place between different departments.

"Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing," the job posting states, according to TechRadar. “We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!”

There are other signs that the technology sector could help improve the job market. A report from employment firm Dice found that 73 percent of hiring managers in the IT sector surveyed said they will increase hiring in the second half of 2012.

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