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job_dissatisfaction_2The economy has started to add jobs again, at a rate of 150,00 or better each month. Government data and that from private sector experts have shown that many of the jobs added are not as good as those lost in the recession, particularly in terms of pay and benefits. This in turn has been listed as the main reason that Americans are little better off than they were several years ago, at least financially. And that negative aspect of the recovery may have gotten even more negative.

A new Gallup polls shows:

Americans continue to think it is hard to find a quality job in February, with 23% saying now is a good time to find one. But this is on par with the 25% who said the same in January, which was the highest Gallup has measured since March 2008.

“Good jobs” likely cause those who hold them…

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