Give Me That Old Time Economy

Boomerang: Disenchanted dot-com workers return to Corporate America

It seems as if everyone has one of those unbearably seductive job offers--the one that they think maybe, just maybe, might be their lucky pan in the Internet gold rush. For one 37-year-old accountant, the opportunity came two years ago on a dreary day in Seattle. Until then, the father of three was living his very Old Economy life, tooling around in a Ford Contour and working at a paper company while the New Economy's overnight millions and sparkling sports cars passed him by.

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