IT: pluses & minuses
plusesUpdated: May 12, 2008 12:18 IST
Since the sector has been continuously growing and has a good future, there are lots of opportunities. Pay packages are attractive and at par with almost any other leading sector.
Due to a talent crunch, there are still not enough people at middle and higher level positions. As a result, promotions happen very quickly.
Technology changes rapidly and one has to constantly update one’s skillset and keep abreast of new developments in the sector.
Tight deadlines lead to high stress levels.
Odd and long hours. The divorce rates are high among couples with both husband and wife working in the IT sector.