More than 1 million jobs would be cut in 2009. According to CNNMoney. 2008 was just the start... The number of tech jobs was around 85,000 a few months ago and continues to slide. IT spending cuts in 2009 will be significant. The new motto is "more with less." http://www.dice.com/ http://www.hunterstrat.com/news/more-microsoft-january-2009-layoff-rumors/ Advertising and Marketing budgets will shrink considerably. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/12/08/ad-industry-predicts-horr_n_149250.html http://www.nowpublic.com/culture/advertising-industry-projects-massive-2009-layoffs http://www.nypost.com/seven/12082008/business/ads_subtracting_143211.htm Aviation Industry Cutting Back: http://article.wn.com/view/2008/11/22/Boeing_warns_of_2009_layoffs/ http://www.usaviation.com/forums/lofiversion/index.php/t44102.html Shipping and Delivery: http://messages.finance.yahoo.com/Stocks_(A_to_Z)/Stocks_U/threadview?m=tm&bn=19022&tid=103621&mid=103855&tof=2&rt=2&frt=2&off=1 Big Pharma: http://www.fiercepharma.com/story/will-pfizer-layoffs-hit-again-january/2008-12-08 http://layoffblog.com/2008/12/22/wa...-january-february-2009-in-california-hi-tech/ Hold tight, the fun has only just begun. 2009 will be known as the year America learned to do more with less.