Monday, March 5, 2012

Job Market's Tough New Normal: Some Jobs and Some Careers Are Never Coming Back

Job Market's Tough 'New Normal': Some Careers Aren't Coming Back
Daily Beast
A new normal, a hard normal, and one that we collectively are strenuously trying to deny. That new normal is one of deep divides in the American labor landscape. The world of men doing physical labor as a primary occupation is passing away, ...

Daily Beast 

The new normal: For Memphis-area nonprofit groups, the hard times haven't ended
Memphis Commercial Appeal
But the difficulties of the postrecession recession aren't likely to wane soon, said the food bank's Mayhue-Greer, who said tighter supplies and more mouths to feed are just a new normal. When asked if she thinks food and money donations will ever rise ...

Attack on Teresa Jacobs is new normal in Tallahassee
Orlando Sentinel
Trying to boot Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs from Metro Orlando's expressway authority is just the latest example of the Florida Legislature's brazen vindictiveness. Rep. Mike Horner, a Kissimmee Republican, made the move last week in an 11th-hour ...

Cities' puzzle: an ever-widening gap between expenses and revenue
By Dave Earling As has been widely reported, many cities in Washington are facing severe budget crises and have taken unprecedented measures to adjust to a "new normal." This new normal has been described as potentially becoming a long-term structural ...

Ministry works to get tornado victims back in homes
"It was just a real treat to get to meet them and see where they're at in their journey right now and getting back to hopefully a new normal," says Nene. "These are people who have been without a home since the tornado hit. We're in the process now of ...


Race picks up to head World Bank
One thing seems certain, though: despite a chorus of calls from emerging markets and NGOs for a non-American to lead the development lender, in the name of the "new normal" global economy, the United States, as the biggest stakeholder, is expected to ...


Leaders just don't have the luxury of spending months of analysis before ...
Business Standard
We have to be comfortable with the new normal of constant change. While it can sound daunting, I am an eternal optimist. There is so much potential inside each of us to drive positive change. If that potential is channeled in the right way, ...

Search for alternatives: Fatigue at the gas pump
Salisbury Post
After growing up with gasoline prices that seldom changed, Americans are living with a new normal. The gasoline supply ebbs and flows, taking prices with it. This affects much more than trips to the beach and whether we buy a heavy SUV or a thrifty ...

Robbing democracy
North Shore News
If we let this become the new normal, it will discredit our democracy and damage our very identity as Canadians. Elections Canada has a tremendous opportunity to right our crooked ship of state. Complaints made by tens of thousands of citizens alleging ...

Mitt Romney Washington State Voters Want a Washington Outsider as President (press release)
“I'm in this race because I believe that America can be turned around, that we don't have to accept unemployment over 8 percent as a new normal. I don't believe we have to accept a national debt that is as large as our entire economy.

UNC leaders' message: NC's future depends on your support
News & Observer
"The new normal means there aren't going to be any slam dunks anymore," said Gage, the UNC board chairwoman. "You have to tell your story over and over, and you have to justify every penny. And that's what we'll do."

News & Observer

Group-think continues to lead to losses
Financial Times
The “new normal”, on last year's evidence, is a world in which actively managing money has become no easier. With interest rates so low, and likely to remain there for some time thanks to the distorting activities of central banks, nominal returns from ...

After tragic loss, Arlington church finds strength
Fort Worth Star Telegram
As time goes by, a sense of normalcy returns, he said, but it is a new normal. NorthPointe members say that is exactly how they feel. Now, instead of just giving each other a warm smile, they are likely to share a hug, said Tabor and Jamie Bauman, ...

Fort Worth Star Telegram

End of the trend brings a sense of liberation to the catwalk
The National
This lack of polarisation on the catwalks, along with the idea of not slavishly following trends, is not a blip - it's the "new normal" according to David Wolfe, the elder statesman of fashion forecasting and the creative director of the US Doneger ...

QE was an emergency measure – it should end
There may well be no easy time to embark on this process, given the world of disappointing growth and economic volatility which now appears to be the “new normal” for the UK and other Western economies. But if we don't start the gradual shift away from ...

ALS is the new normal for this Hinesburg family
I know some of you out there are excited about seeing some snow this winter. I just don't happen...- 1:55 pm We have an aging population and dwindling school enrollment. In the past decade, Vermont has had a...- 6:16 am Frank Provost of Hinesburg ...

Clairvest Announces New Normal Course Issuer Bid
Business Review Canada (press release)
22, 2012) - Clairvest Group Inc. (TSX:CVG) today announced that the Toronto Stock Exchange has accepted a notice filed by Clairvest of its intention to make a new normal course issuer bid. Clairvest's current normal course issuer bid expires on March 5 ...

Housing permits coming back from depths
Our Colorado News
Adjusting to the new normal was a difficult task. After almost 10 years of double-digit population growth and a constant stream of development applications, some leaders became accustomed to hinging upcoming projects and projections on revenue ...

Good Reads: lighter, messier African conflicts, and burning Qurans
Christian Science Monitor
By Scott Baldauf, Staff writer / March 2, 2012 Sometime well into the first decade of what the Bush administration termed the "war on terror," it became clear that war was going to be the new normal, and it was going to be that way for a very long time ...

Marketers debate strategy as paywalls become 'new normal'
The number of US newspapers using some form of online paywall is on the rise after several of the country's large dailies said they will adopt a pay-for-content model. As the concept grows in popularity with local news outlets, media relations ...

Manufacturers Gather in Chicago for First Ever Commodity Risk Conference
Supply Chain Digital (press release)
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 1, 2012) - On March 19 and 20, 2012, industry-leading media sites MetalMiner™ and Spend Matters™ will host Commodity EDGE: Sourcing Intelligence for theNew Normal, a two-day business-to-business commodity risk ...

Knicks must pass chemistry
New York Daily News
This is the “new normal'' for D'Antoni — time to tinker and enough pieces to tinker with. In this lockout-shortened season, practice time has been at a premium. And with injuries up and down the lineup for the last two months, healthy bodies have also ...

New York Daily News

Is America Heading Toward a Post-Marriage Society?
The Atlantic Wire
This follows another recent Times article about the growing numbers of young, working class single mothers in the town of Lorain, Ohio, with writers Jason DeParle and Sabrina Tavernise calling it "the new normal." That prompted us to ask if perhaps ...

The Atlantic Wire

The Smith family is on the road again
Christian County Headliner News
But so much time was lost that the Smiths began considering starting a new normal. “We had kind of outgrown our house and we'd been thinking about selling and getting a new place and we like traveling,” Shae said. “I was always working or working to ...

A dramatic new chapter for Santa Rita Hills
San Francisco Chronicle
But a big commitment from Evening Land's original founder, film producer Mark Tarlov, and from Parr, with his deep knowledge of Burgundy, created hints of a new normal. "Here," Moorman says, "you will die if you don't change." Westward push Geography ...

Cyclones enter Senior Night looking to get even with Baylor
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)
(AP Photo/LG Patterson) There's a new normal in Ames, thanks in part to the long-range and short-term contributions of Christopherson and Allen. “Home is where you make it,” said Allen, a veteran of two Final Fours with Michigan State.

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Homeowners underwater on mortgages hold back economic recovery
Florida Times-Union
“What we're operating in now is the new normal,” said survey director Chris McCarty. “But it's very clear that after the recession, consumer confidence has moved up.” CoreLogic chief economist Mark Fleming said an improving economy will help people ...

Phillies Literally Can't Afford a Domonic Brown Failure
For a team that seems to be printing its own money, this may seem like the new normal, but even teams like the Phillies have payroll limits, and the luxury tax threshold seems to be theirs. Even scarier for the Phils is that they already have $108 ...

Nick Cannon has 'lupus-like' autoimmune disease
CNN (blog)
I wish him all the best and I hope he learns (as I did) how to still live a full happy life with a new normal as far as his health is concerned. We all grow and learn from our difficulties and I feel that having such an illness has tought me to be more ...

Mexico: A deadly beat
Targeted kidnappings, assassinations and threats have become the new normal for reporters who dare to cover drug trafficking and government corruption. Since 2000, more than 60 journalists have been killed in Mexico. Not included in that figure are ...

E - The Environmental Magazine
Sustainability is also the new normal in snowboards. California-based Arbor Collective uses sustainably sourced bamboo, natural wood veneer and poplar, respectively, in its three lines. Protective top layers are made from a 30 percent castor bean-based ...

Div. IV Indian Valley District: Schedule is paying dividends for Hiland
Wooster Daily Record
Hopefully, that's the new normal. Because they were playing poised, we felt comfortable taking the air out of the ball. Most times this year I would've said let's keep playing. But that was as poised as we've played in three years.

'Mining a social justice issue'
Because the new normal arising from climate change requires a watershed approach to mitigation, adaptat,ion and disaster management and watersheds are where the forests and minerals are mostly located. In these conferences, one of the deepest concerns ...

After the reversal of 2011, sector hopes for quiet 2012
Financial Times
That view is echoed in a recent survey about the future of the industry in Europe, in which respondents told PwC that 2012 marked the beginning of a “new normal” in a market that, in its infancy at least, would be characterised by negative events.

Financial Times

Bob Kerrey bid causes left to lash out
It's a reaction that's emblematic of the new normal in Washington, a place where there's no room for committed centrists like Maine GOP Sen. Olympia Snowe, who announced Tuesday she'll retire after three terms — and perhaps even for members with a ...


Cook column: How long must I wait
Salisbury Post
We sometimes have to wait for the new normal to appear. We learn very early that we have to wait. Are we there yet? How much longer? Think of the emotions and reactions that go along with waiting: anger, depression, worry, fear, anxiety and loss of ...

Social media, cloud will be the driving trends: Cisco
Times of India
The new normal is a reality. I just came from the World Economic Forum in Davos and there was a lot of uncertainty around Europe as well as Asia. And as a corollary, IT spending is expected to be flat-to-perhaps-down in the next few years.

Conservatives for Consumption Taxes?
National Review Online
But if broad-based consumption taxes become new normal, why not use it to eliminate personal income taxes for the vast majority of households? A key part of the plan would be to make the approximate amount paid in VAT visible in all transactions, ...

Market Rally Could Be Sustained By Strong Corporate Earnings
Market Playground
We are entering a new normal where multiples will revert back to their historical mean. I am long the market and will look to exploit opportunities in the retail sector. Stock Market - Strong Corporate Earnings Could Sustain Market Rally.

Market Playground

A Dark Week For Education
Yankton Daily Press
The new normal is not going to result in funding back to the way it was. I do not wish to see what cuts would have to be made in 2 years if we gave them this bridge funding. I have no idea how to go about removing beef with him was that ...

Marines starting to look ridiculous | They Don't Fool ME!
By Cao
Is the photo on the right the 'new normal'? “I don't know if I'm in a position … I don't know,” the spokesman said. “I think it would be accurate to say a typical homecoming photo has two who are greeting, one who came back. That would be very ...
They Don't Fool ME!

Erich Duncan Blog » What can You understand Fish Tank Proper ...
By author
Misconception * you ought to substitute every one of the water in the tank and change it entirely along with new normal water every time anyone wash your aquarium;. Truth – you need to truly replace only 20-25% from the normal water, ...
Erich Duncan Blog

Rethinking my teaching for the new normal « This is what a ...
When I was on the academic job market, lo those many years ago (ok, early 2003 ), I concentrated my search mainly on smaller, teaching-focused colleges.

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