Daily Archives: January 6, 2014

Five Ways to Improve Your Odds of Succeeding in the Labor Market

By Stephanie Kelton

It’s been five-and-a-half years since the US economy officially went into  recession and three-and-a-half years since we entered the “recovery” phase of the business cycle. While technically in “recovery,” it’s no secret that when it comes to the labor market, workers are suffering the weakest turnaround in the post-WWII era.

And despite what you may have read, the truth is we’re still nowhere near full employment — at least not if you’re honest and you’re counting everyone who wants full-time work and can’t get it.

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