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Railroad Hiring Boom


The railroad industry is experiencing a hiring boom, expecting to add more than 80,000 new workers in the next six years, including many in the St. Louis area.

…railroad companies are so desperate for qualified labor that they are likely to hire more than they anticipate.

…the hiring boom is due to two phenomena: demographics, or the number of rail workers who will retire in next five to 10 years; and macroeconomics, including accommodating monetary and fiscal policies, a tax policy that encourages investment by domestic manufacturers and the devaluation of the U.S. dollar…


02/18/2009 Posted by | jobs | , | Leave a comment