Letters: Feb. 10, 1997

WHERE THE JOBS ARE

"How long before we realize that proper management of a company's people, its most valuable resource, is the key to long-term prosperity?" RICHARD D. TOWNSEND Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

I was disturbed by your article "Where the Jobs Are" [BUSINESS, Jan. 20], which placed undue emphasis on the pace of job creation for skilled workers and only briefly mentioned the troubles that unskilled workers have. Alongside the boom in job opportunities in high-tech and service industries, there continue to be serious difficulties in the labor market for workers who are less skilled. By emphasizing growth in specific labor markets,...

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