Job Hunting During a Downturn

Job Hunting During a Downturn

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...

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.

Guests

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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