COBOL Language: Call It A Comeback? written by Tom Taulli at Forbes.com.
OK then, so might there be a boom in COBOL hiring? It does seem likely. And it could last awhile.
And a recent release from FairCom, COBOL modernization is real and it works. This refers to "Survey Results Illustrate Modernization as the Preferred Method of Digital Transformation and COBOL’s Enduring Value Among Organizations" from MicroFocus.