Job hunt: 862 days, no offers

Recent economic reports indicate that the job market may be starting to move in a positive direction. These job seekers are tracking their own data.

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Hopeful about hiring
Karen Jemmott
Age: 49
Location: Farmingdale, N.Y.

I have my MBA and have been looking for almost a year for positions in the administrative services field, to basically go into a management position.

Just recently, say in the last two months, I noticed that there are more job listings on some sites. I'm seeing more jobs open up. I'm seeing a lot of office manager positions available, people are calling me back. I'm just optimistic right now. I feel hopeful.
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Last updated September 23 2009: 4:47 PM ET
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