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Submission + - Recession hits older tech workers unusually hard (computerworld.com)

cweditor writes: Is it really so much tougher to get a tech job if you're over 55? New government data says yes. The unemployment rate for younger workers in computer and tech jobs actually went down in 2010. But for those 55 and over, joblessness rose from 6% in 2009 to 8.4% last year — compared with 4.5% for those ages 25-54, Computerworld reports.

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