TITLE

Job Markets Are Soft

AUTHOR(S)
Hansen, Fay
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Workforce (10928332);Jan2003, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on issues related to job markets in the U.S. as of January 2003. Percentage of workers unemployed; Rate of unemployment; Decline in the rate of employee resignation.
ACCESSION #
8733136

 

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