Retrain, rethink, rejuvenate

Wahl, Gretchen
October 2004
Crain's Chicago Business;10/4/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 40, pSR9
The article focuses on the advantage of job retraining. Job retraining, the great hope of a dynamic economy that puts too many good employees out of work, too often fails to effectively match able workers to new skills, and then to open positions. But for those who are willing to learn, and a little lucky, retraining can be a godsend. Three success stories has been given. Betty Griffin had worked for five years on a help desk for International Business Machine Corp. Laid off in 2002, she went to the National Able Network's Career Connections Center, where she had earlier received temporary job assignments and career counseling.


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