Reason: Managers and professionals now make up 48 percent of those who fall in the Bureau of Labor Statistics' class of "chronically unemployed," those who were jobless for 27 weeks or more. That percentage is the highest ever recorded.
The result: More white-collar types are taking jobs at lower salaries.
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