Sunday Dialogue – An Economy in Transition

Sunday Dialogue – An Economy in Transition – NYTimes.com.

Where Have All the Jobs Gone?

Where Have All the Jobs Gone?.

The Jobless Trap

“The key question is whether workers who have been unemployed for a long time eventually come to be seen as unemployable, tainted goods that nobody will buy. This could happen because their work skills atrophy, but a more likely reason is that potential employers assume that something must be wrong with people who can’t find … Continue reading

U.S. Adds Only 88,000 Jobs – Jobless Rate Falls to 7.6%

“This seems to be a long-term sleeper crisis too, as we think about long-term unemployed workers who are in midlife and older workers who are likely dipping into retirement savings in order to stay afloat,” said Christine L. Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project. “We’re setting ourselves up for somewhere, 10 years … Continue reading

The War On Entitlements

                              The War On Entitlements – NYTimes.com.

Answers for Boomers Affected by the Great Recession

Answers for Boomers Affected by the Great Recession – NYTimes.com.

Americans Closest to Retirement Were Hardest Hit by Recession

Americans Closest to Retirement Were Hardest Hit by Recession – NYTimes.com.

How 5 Older Workers Saw a Chance to Remake Their Careers

How 5 Older Workers Saw a Chance to Remake Their Careers – NYTimes.com.

Boomers See Improved Jobs Picture

Boomers See Improved Jobs Picture – NYTimes.com.

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see … Continue reading

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