Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do. : Oscar Wilde

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Widening Earnings Gap

Many of us who work in career development encounter people every day who are really struggling to find work. Take a careful look at the graph in this blog article and see if you agree with me that their difficulties are only likely to worsen.

OECD calls for more protection of employment

And if you think that discussions of social policy are outside the realm of career development then consider the increasing challenges of supporting people with limited marketable skills when the jobs needing these skills disappear from the local labour market.