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Not all is rosy on employment front, but things are headed in the right direction

Published 28/02/2014 | 02:30

There is still much to do in terms of job creation. Picture posed. Thinkstock
There is still much to do in terms of job creation. Picture posed. Thinkstock

JOB creation is a slow, cumbersome business – which makes the rapid turnaround in our employment figures all the more surprising.

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We now know that last year marked the first real improvement in our economy and the jobs market since the crisis began.

The good news is that the private sector created an incredible 66,000 jobs in 2013, pushing employment above 1.9 million for the first time since 2009.

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