ManagementSpeak: Must be an effective multitasker.

Translation: Workload for this position is unrealistic.

KJR Club member Richard Adams had to multitask briefly to both transcribe and translate this overused buzzword.

InfoWorld published “The IT Rust Belt” back in 2002. My conclusion back then: IT jobs are headed overseas (and, with luck and some entrepreneurship, small-town America as well). Not all of them, of course, but too many for IT to be a promising career choice for your average college student.

It was, at the time, a minority opinion. It’s now gaining popularity (for one example among many, read “Why IT Jobs Are Never Coming Back,” (by Stephanie Overby in Computerworld, 12/9/2010).

Summing up from the last two weeks, here’s where we are: