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Who Hires During a Recession?

The economy appears to be in recession, and while most industries are shedding jobs, consumer debt councilors, conservation consultants and green energy suppliers have ramped up hiring, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

The Monitor also points out that the leading edge of the recession overlaps with the start of the baby boomer retirement wave. This has sparked a government hiring binge as Uncle Sam scrambles to replace outgoing workers.

Who else hires during a recession?

Private security firms. They’re seeing a spike in demand these days, according to the Indianapolis Star.