Currently unemployed, Cynthia Norton was an executive assistant with over 30 years of experience.
After losing their jobs, some Americans have been able to rebuild their careers after slight adjustments to their job descriptions.
Later today, President Obama heads to Western New York as a part of his “White House to Main Street” tour.
He is scheduled to tour Industrial Support, Inc. and talk with employees from the small manufacturing company in downtown Buffalo. This comes on the heels of Wednesday’s announcement by Senators John Kerry (D-Mass) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn) to unveil a long awaited energy bill that they hope will create millions of energy related jobs throughout the country.
So while jobs are at the top of Washington’s agenda, the question we’re asking is: What happens to those people whose job skills are for positions or industries that are becoming obsolete?