Careers @ has launched a new careers initiative that connects IT professionals with potential employers. Creating a profile is free, but search placement costs $99 annually. In the spirit of the holiday season, however, if you register before Jan. 1st the cost is only $29 for the first year. StackOverflow is associated with Joel Spolsky and Jeff Atwood, people I consider to be pioneers in the professional software developer community. You can read Jeff Atwood’s official announcement on his blog. If you’re interested, my public profile is here: