Assignment: The new American job: Part time?
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Created October 5, 2012 by
September's 2012 job's report showed that the national unemployment rate went down from 8.1% to 7.8%, blowing the expectations of many economists. Those numbers were the lowest in three years.
But the biggest gains in job growth came from new part-time jobs added for the month of September. iReport asked people who recently got a part-time job after being unemployed for a while or currently working a part-time job because of the economy, to share their stories.
iReporters' shared their stories of making ends meet by working several part-time jobs. Their iReports inspired the story, The new American job: part-time?