Monthly Archives: January 2010

New Job Opportunities in the Great Recession

In the last post, we discussed how traditional jobs were going away, or moving towards a flexible work force.  Today we’ll discuss the one segment of the employment spectrum that’s destined to benefit from these trends — the ranks of … Continue reading

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Employment Trends in the Great Recession

In the last post, we described the massive restructuring occurring in our employment base, driven by automation and technology.  In this post, we’ll explore this in more detail, with a focus on the trends driving these changes, leading us to … Continue reading

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The Changing Nature of Employment in the Great Recession

I recently saw the Great Depression film “The Grapes of Wrath,” and while I had seen it before, this time I was reminded of what’s going on in employment today.  The movie starts off with Henry Fonda returning to his … Continue reading

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