Marketplace Money for Friday, June 18, 2010

Episode Description 
Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.

Resume review and revamp

Jason Ferrara of CareerBuilder.com reviews the resumes of Tess Vigeland and Marketplace listener Betsy Miller and shares tips on how to improve their resumes and yours.
Posted In: Jobs

Singin' the blues with Alligator Records

Tess Vigeland sits down with Bruce Iglauer, founder of Alligator Records, and talks about blues music that talks about unemployment.

A life as a Lego master model builder

Former carpenter Daniel Morey followed a similar path as Lego's founder Ole Kirk Christiansen to become a master model builder.
Posted In: Jobs

Older workers can't get into job market

Sherri McClendon and many other older workers face the dilemma of being too old -- and hence, too expensive -- to be considered for many jobs and being too young to qualify for retirement benefits.
Posted In: Jobs, Retirement

A jobless recovery and a lost generation

The tough job market new college graduates are getting dumped into may significantly affect their chances for higher positions and salaries.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

Getting Personal

Tess Vigeland and finance expert Ilyce Glink take Chicagoans' questions at the Thompson Center on landing a job, how much a college degree is worth and how to market yourself online.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

Riding out a jobless recovery

Tess Vigeland chats with John Challenger of the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas on his thoughts of the job market's future
Posted In: Jobs

Unemployment doesn't discriminate

Two unemployed families share the same anxieties and concerns, even though one is black and working class, the other middle class and white.
Posted In: Jobs

Music from this show

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When The Welfare Turns Its Back On You
Albert Collins