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Workers Hanging In There Are Good News for Economy, With Limits

  • Unemployed Americans are sticking with the job search
  • Fewer exits than re-entrants driving up participation rate

Adriana Mousso, a 44-year-old mother of six, has been looking for work she can take pride in since June. Giving up isn’t on her mind.

“I want to have something that makes me feel good, a job that’s going to contribute for my family,” Mousso said. She mostly recently worked selling insurance and is looking for a job that draws on her prior experience in manufacturing project management. “It’s just not an option to drop out.”