It is probably no surprise to you all, that there are a lot of career opportunities available for anyone in the emerging technology industry here in Boston. A recent Xconomy article regarding the Talent War here in the Boston area, did a good job of pointing this out.
The key point for hiring companies was, once you have identified the right candidate, you have to move fast to bring them on board . Also, good companies find a great candidate first and do not try to fit them into a job description. And lastly, candidates from start ups are very valuable, yet hard to attract to the larger companies.