Go East, because that’s where the tech jobs are. Network World reports on a Robert Walters survey saying Hong Kong IT vacancies are up 22.6 percent in the first quarter of 2009. It could be a good place for unemployed or underemployed Australians and New Zealanders to sit out the recession.…

Knowledge workers are likely to get through the recession in better financial shape than other workers. Here’re encouraging statistics from the USA:

One statistic which surprised me was the unemployment rate for college graduates. It stands at 3.3 percent compared to the high-school level which is over 11 percent.