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Where To Look For Jobs In The Recession

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Where To Look For Jobs In The Recession

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Where To Look For Jobs In The Recession

Where To Look For Jobs In The Recession

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Companies coping with the recession are laying off thousands of workers and cutting positions. That makes it tough for the unemployed to find work. The good news is there are a few industries, such as healthcare, that seem "recession-proof."

Guests:

Laurence Shatkin, author of 150 Best Recession-Proof Jobs

Lindsey Pollak, author of Getting from College to Career