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.


  • Robert Frick Senior Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
  • Deborah Russell Director of Workforce Issues, AARP
  • Lily Whiteman Federal employee; "Careers Columnist" for the Federal Times; author, "How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job:" (Amacom Books)

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