Poor Economy Hits Younger and Older Workers

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Poor Economy Hits Younger and Older Workers

In the current economy, both younger and older people are finding it harder to get, or keep, a job. According to BusinessWeek, only 46 percent of people aged 16 to 24 had jobs last ...

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