I lived and worked in the north and NE Atlanta suburbs for 30 years. The IT industry there exploded in the 90s and continued to grow for the next 10 years.
I lost my job in the economic crash of 2008. There was nothing for months. After 8 months of applying and getting few replies and fewer interviews, I found a job in the DC area (which includes the MD mentioned in the original article, plus northern VA).
I think GA has seen it's fortunes rise and fall. Perhaps they are on the rise again, but I agree with another poster's comments that there are way more applicants than available jobs.
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