article source: wsj.com

overview: U.S. employers shed roughly 134,000 information-technology jobs in July, the first month of tech job declines since nationwide lockdowns to combat the spread of the coronavirus began in March.

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U.S. employers shed roughly 134,000 information-technology jobs in July, according to IT trade group CompTIA, a signal that companies might be taking a wait-and-see approach as questions remain over everything from a new stimulus package to the return of in-person schooling amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jared Council

jared council is part of the wsj pro artificial intelligence team, where he covers how companies are integrating ai into their operations, as well as related issues and trends.