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USA Today reports that the so-called “he-cession” may be over, and that we may be about to enter a “he-covery.”

According to the story, Heather Boushey, senior economist at the Center for American Progress, says that since the economic recovery began in June 2009, “private-sector employers have hired 503,000 men ... Over the economic recovery so far, men have seen especially strong job gains in professional and business services, adding 425,000 jobs."

In part, the job gains have come because men are willing to take jobs that they saw an unattractive in the past - such as retail jobs.
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