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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Recession-Proof Careers by Jeff Cohen

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Foreword
One by-product of the current financial turmoil is that hardly a day goes by without some pundit coining a new name for the upheaval. The Second Depression, Great Recession, and Nightmare on Wall Street are just a few that have been bounced around. But whatever name we finally end up with, it is certain to be a turning point in how work is organized. And while the emphasis understandably has been on the pain, economic upheaval also presents opportunities as people draw on creativity to reinvent themselves.
In the past, every broad shift in the economy has resulted in reinventing, redefining, and re-energizing the workforce. The nineteenth century’s Industrial Revolution, culminating in the Great Depression, transformed an agrarian ...

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