Hurricane Sandy And Jobs: A Few Pockets of Opportunity

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hurricane sandy jobs boost

No one would wish for a natural disaster on the magnitude of Hurricane Sandy, but if you're looking for a glimmer of hope and opportunity, rebuilding likely will mean more hours and pay for workers who help repair the damage.

After the initial shocks to the economy related to $60 billion worth of lost output and productivity, the nation will probably see a surge in demand for those in construction and skilled trades and other professions, notes employment-services firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.