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|February 18, 2009|
A new government Website details the expected job saving and creating effects of the stimulus bill, just as others question strength of private sector job growth.
If you’re wondering how many jobs are expected to be created or saved in your state from The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act over the next two years, check out this new interactive map on recovery.gov.
Meanwhile, James Cooper ponders in the February 23, 2009, issue of Business Week whether we will see more of a jobless recovery as the economy starts lurching forward later this year. Will employers — as demand returns to the marketplace — squeeze more and more productivity out of the remaining workforce for as long as possible before hiring new workers?
There are certainly signs that job growth in most industry sectors will be a long time in coming, but as confidence builds over a slow return to economic stability and growth, job-seekers should see a slow return to more job openings.
Finally, to facilitate the expected return to growth in a few key sectors, Quintessential Careers and EmpoweringSites.com have partnered to develop these niche job sites — as part of the EmpoweringJobSites.com Network:
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