Like many industries searching for skilled workers in various fields, technology startups in Durham, N.C., are reaching out to potential employees with limited success. Even at a recent job fair, employers with plenty of openings met with a scarcity of qualified applicants. "It definitely has felt like whatever this recession was, it was not in Durham or not in the tech sector," said Will Elliott, who is vice president of marketing at Contactology, an e-mail marketing firm with six job openings. "You think you'd be inundated, but we did not find that to be the case."
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