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Millennial Women Are Winning the Jobs Recovery as Men Struggle

  • Participation for 25- to 34-year-old women up to 2000 levels
  • Their workforce trend runs counter to that of young men
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Millennial women are participating in the American job market at levels last seen in 2000 as people like Remya Ravindran dive back into the labor pool.

Ravindran landed a job at Quizlet, a San Francisco-based technology company, in late 2018 after taking two years off to care for her baby. The 29-year-old software quality-assurance engineer says she wanted to become the household’s second breadwinner and use her education in a labor market she describes as “very, very hot.”