If you're a technology wizard trying to get a job at a bank, a good bet might be networking yourself into a programmer position, especially if you're skilled in the C and C++ computer languages. These are used in distributed computing, which is one of the hot spots in an otherwise declining job market.

In distributed-computing environments, mainframes, minis, and microcomputers share data applications and processing tasks through networks.

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