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Is it a job seeker’s market?

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Guests: Paul Harrington, Ilana Gershon, Laura Craig

Unemployment is the lowest it’s been in almost two decades at 3.9%. That could suggest that job-seekers have the upper hand, but getting a job has become more complicated than ever. This hour, we’ll talk about the unemployment numbers, wages, and how they are affecting those looking for work.  We’ll also discuss the changing landscape of the job hunt—interviewing, resumes, and personal branding. Guest host Mary Cummings-Jordan talks with PAUL HARRINGTON, director for the Center of Labor Markets and Policy at Drexel University, ILANA GERSHON, author of Down and Out in the New Economy: How People Find (or Don’t Find) Work Today, and LAURA CRAIG, associate director of career development at Temple University Career Center.

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