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Who's the Boss on the Bread Line?



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    OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 17: A job seeker looks at job listings posted at the East Bay Works One-Stop Career Center April 17, 2009 in Oakland, California. The California state unemployment rate surged to 11.2 percent in March, the highest level since 1941 when unemployment was 11.7 percent. An estimated 2.1 million Californians are out of work. . (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Getting hired to a new job may be even harder when you're the one used to be doing the hiring.

    That, at least, is the argument made in a smart new story from Voice of San Diego, the on-line news site. Managers and executives often can't find new jobs because they're older, over-qualified for positions, or have been off the job market so long that they don't know how to look.