The current situation with the United States economy is brutal. If you're looking for work, chances are you aren't holding your breath wondering where and if you will ever be employed again. It's times like these that being able to do something a little off the beaten path pays off, something like electrical engineering.
If that's something that you spent god-only-knows how much money to pursue by way of a college education, Microsoft could be your next employer. A recent job listing says the company is looking to hire a staff of individuals to design a new Xbox 360 motherboard.