Lifelong Washingtonian and community advocate Theresa Howe Jones passed away last week at the age of 84. She leaves a legacy of meaningful work in the Anacostia neighborhood and in D.C. as a whole.
It’s no secret unemployment is up nationwide. But the job market in the Washington region is stronger than average — and there are many positions still opening up. We explore the opportunities and discuss strategies for making yourself stand out from the crowd — whether you’re fresh out of undergrad, making a mid-level career change, or seeking to return to the workforce.
- Lily Whiteman Federal employee; "Careers Columnist" for the Federal Times; author, "How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job:" (Amacom Books)
- Deborah Russell Director of Workforce Issues, AARP
- Robert Frick Senior Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
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