Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
share
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Staff Report: Jobs in Photonics

Photonics Spectra
Apr 2001
Engineers and scientists understand what Wall Street doesn't: It's a great time to be in photonics.

Brent D. Johnson, Senior News Editor

Layoffs and Wall Street notwithstanding, photonics is booming -- and so is the job market.

It's hard to ignore what appears to be contrary evidence. From October to March, our Photonics Market Index fell 21.5 percent, and major photonics companies announced layoffs of nearly 20,000 people.

In late January, Nathan Franks, a senior technical recruiter for JDS Uniphase Corp. in San Jose, Calif., admitted being bewildered by the news reports. "Why the layoffs?" he asked. "We are shipping 24/7. What's happening?"...

Feature ArticlesFeatures

Comments
Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, info@photonics.com

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x Subscribe to Photonics Spectra magazine - FREE!
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.