It doesn't have to be a mid-life crisis for you to want a new career. Sure, some people are blessed with knowing what they want to do with their life since they were 6 years old, but most of us figure it out along the way. If you've been teaching German since college and feel the time has come to put down that kreide and start a more employable pursuit, you are not alone.
With the world becoming more and more high-tech, it is no surprise that the IT field is considered one of surest bets for future employment. While it faces its own downsizing and lay-off challenges like all other industries in today's economy, the general understanding is that those pursuing IT careers will have better work prospects in the coming years.