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Unemployed facing new kind of job hunt

More competition, technology seen

Jennifer Davies, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Saturday, November 7, 2009

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Kelly Cunningham, an economist with the National University Institute for Policy Research, said San Diego hasn't experienced a job market this bad since the 1980s. During the 1990s downturn, the jobless rate was 8 percent and only a few key sectors were affected, he said. This time, no sector has been spared.