economic downturn

Business executive deals with recession, economic downturn, losing money
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For the first two quarters of 2022, we have seen the market contract. This is considered a sign of a recession. To shine some light on what this means for you, we asked our leading executives how their industry reacts to a shifting economy.

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Businessman takes a break from his job search during a recession.

The COVID-19 crisis has sent the economy into recession and impacted numerous careers.

While people are naturally on edge right now, it's important to know that while searching for a job during a recession isn't easy, it's not impossible.

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A doctor speaks to a patient. Doctor is considered a "recession-proof" career

When a recession hits, many people immediately begin to worry about their jobs—and with good reason. Recessions usually mean mass layoffs, fewer jobs, more competition for jobs, and less job security. But some careers are safer than others.

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