10 IT Skills Rapidly Headed Toward Extinction

8. Disposable IT Economy 

Here is a quiz. If a rapidly aging $1,000 laptop costs $700 to repair and a better peppier replacement costs $700 new, what do you do? Fix it, or replace it? More often, it's cheaper to replace broken IT hardware and components than to fix them. That means if your primary business is hardware repair, you may want to start looking for a new job. Tip: Don't forget to recycle.   

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