Charlotte recovery http://wfae.org en A Daunting Job Search For The White-Collar Unemployed http://wfae.org/post/daunting-job-search-white-collar-unemployed <p>Unemployed Americans are facing a more daunting job search now than at any time in the past 60 years.</p><p>According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it takes the average unemployed person about 10 months to find a job - twice as long as it took in every previous recession since the 1940s. That 10-month average has barely budged in the past year.</p><p>In Charlotte, some of the people having the hardest time getting back to work had successful white-collar careers before the financial crisis.</p><p><strong>'It's Like This Baseball Bat To The Chest'</strong></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:16:09 +0000 Michael Tomsic 14998 at http://wfae.org A Daunting Job Search For The White-Collar Unemployed