For Women, Finding Work a Tough Job

Published: Aug 09, 2007

By Kristen Grieco, Globe Correspondent -- If Diane Whitcomb had a job interview, she'd be ready. She has had practice interviews and has prepared three questions to ask the potential employer. She would pass any office skills test; she spent three months learning the most up-to-date computer programs. Her soft voice, conservative outfit, and the touch of blush on her cheeks might make the interviewer like her even more. The company might hire her. That's if she had an interview. In eight months of job searching, Whitcomb didn't have a single call from a potential employer. "Not one," she said after attending a career fair in April. "I don't know what I'm going to do." Read full article below.

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