Laid-Off Workers More Likely to Find Jobs in New Industries

When you try to assess the state of the economy, you can quickly find yourself confused and not sure what to think. On one hand, you have the employment rate, which seems to have only taken baby steps downward but is significantly better than it was a couple of years ago. Then you have the amount of new jobs added to the economy each month, which was been on a steady rise for the last year. Yet, while we can point out the many reasons to be optimistic about the current state of job growth, what matters is whether or not job seekers are successful in their searches.