What do Sangamon County employers see in the year ahead? The fall economic outlook survey shows they have a positive outlook about their individual business and sector, but not about the overall economy. As for jobs, nearly half expect employment rates to stay stagnant.
The economy has proven difficult for many. But one group in particular, returning veterans, is finding it especially hard to locate work. Meredith Colias of Illinois Issues magazine wrote about the problem in the latest edition.