Shifting Jobs, Adapting Workers
Margo Rice, a former furniture worker, enrolled in Caldwell Community College to study information technology. But learning a new field was a formidable challenge.
Two million manufacturing jobs have disappeared in the recession. Lenoir, N.C., was once known as the "Furniture Capitol of the South." But a handful of former furniture factory workers are trying to retrain for high-tech careers with the new company in town: Google.