Year of the Job-Seeker

Susan Milligan is visiting six Election 2012 battleground states to talk with 50-plus voters for a report that will be published in the September issue of the AARP Bulletin. She posted this from a career fair in Independence, Ohio. A lot of middle-aged Ohioans are looking for jobs. While things here are better than they were – the unemployment rate statewide was 7.5 percent in March, down from a high of 10.6 percent in late 2009 – the people I …