Adding Up Adweek’s Classified Ads for Jobs takes

Oh, for the halcyon days of January, when the market for jobs in advertising, media and marketing had contracted by a mere 60 percent from the prior year’s. It’s only worsened since then, judging by the volume of help-wanted ads in Adweek. Just as the dot-com boom helped indirectly to create unwired jobs, the dot-com collapse has taken the starch out of the wider market. Companies may also welcome the chance to weed out some of their less-than-stellar hires before they start adding staff again.