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IT jobs: Opportunities for all?

Warhurst, Chris and Lockyer, Cliff and Dutton, Eli (2001) IT jobs: Opportunities for all? New Technology, Work and Employment, 21 (1). pp. 75-88. ISSN 0268-1072

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Abstract

This paper examines the opportunities for the unemployed to access information technology jobs. Based on original research, it indicates that, despite initial expectations about an expanding sector of high skill, high wage jobs, recent developments indicate a tight labour market, which has created barriers to these jobs for the unemployed.