Where The Jobs Are

In discussing the market for jobs in advertising, marketing and media, you’d have to say the glass is much less than half full. But at least it isn’t cracked and leaking what little water it contains, which would have been the operative metaphor for the past few post-boom years. Judging by the volume of help-wanted classified ads in Adweek last month, the job market isn’t getting any worse—which might mean it’s poised to get better. In fact, the chart here shows sustained signs of life in some parts of the U.S.