Where the Jobs Are

Time will tell whether it’s an aberration or the start of a trend. Either way, let us relish the sight of some healthy numbers in the market for jobs in advertising, media and marketing. You have to go back to May 2000 to find a month when the volume of help-wanted ads in Adweek showed year-to-year gains in all regions. The cloud surrounding this silver lining: September ’02 was one of the bigger duds in classifieds history, so the gains compare to a small base.