Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories about the recession's effect on the tech industry.
After nine months of searching for work, Ben Klausner thought he'd finally caught a break when he landed a contract gig in September doing security work for Microsoft's cloud computing project.
Just a month after he started, though, he learned his contract was ending. Now Klausner, a 55-year-old former IBM worker finds himself again out of work. And the prospects for employment look even dimmer than they were before the Microsoft job.
"It was frustrating," he … Read more