It sounds like Los Angeles is the place to be for Internet jobs. From a recent survey by Twiistup:
- Nearly 50% of respondents are currently hiring, 43% of which are looking for full time help, 51% need to fill part time or consulting positions and almost half have internship slots open.
- An overwhelming 84% of respondents said that they were optimistic about their own career and / or their company's growth in 2009.
- A significant proportion of respondents, 71%, also said that LA is a better place to build a startup in the Web 2.0 and / or digital media space over the San Francisco / San Jose Bay area.
- Fifty-seven percent of the Southern California start-ups surveyed said the health of the Internet industry in Los Angeles in 2009 will be better than 2008.