Should you accept an overseas assignment?
The best high-tech jobs are not limited to Silicon Valley.
For IT people who want to work outside the United States, there are plenty
of opportunities. Jason Gordon, account executive at high-tech public
relations firm Text 100 International, is now working in Hong Kong. "It's
fairly easy to get a job, actually," he said. "Technology is probably
twelve months behind the US, so people's experience in the US is very
valuable for Asian companies. That experience is worth a lot
In Europe, the top countries for IT jobs are the UK,
Germany, and France; in Asia, the biggest opportunities are in Hong Kong,
Tokyo, and Singapore, where English is the primary business language.
That's not to say there are no opportunities in other countries. Poland,
for example, is moving nicely into capitalism, and a trip to the Poznan
Trade Fair and an armload of r