In Defense of Economic Development


Never let a crisis go to waste, apparently, when it comes to taking potshots at economic developers: “One silver lining to our COVID-19 response is a forced re-evaluation of the value of our economic development dollars and the organizations they support.” Michael Hicks, Time to rethink economic development spending Count me in support of clear-eyed […]

15 Markets Tech Recruiters Should Be Watching

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Approximately 148,000 software developers were employed in the San Francisco-Silicon Valley corridor in 2019, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, representing about one out of every ten software developers employed in the U.S. The highest-earning developers in San Francisco and Silicon Valley are now commanding wages above $200,000 (top 10%), average […]