Secretaries down the chute

Dentzer, Susan
March 1994
U.S. News & World Report;3/28/94, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p65
Opinion. Suggests that in the age of personal computers, fax machines and electronic mail, traditional secretarial jobs are going the way of the manual typewriters. Shrinking number of secretaries; How new technologies have rendered many old positions and skills obsolete; Rising skill demands; Falling wages; Long periods of joblessness for many workers; Possible solutions to the problem.


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