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Improving economy produces less risk-taking

The economy is improving, but few unemployed managers and executives are willing to start their own firms or relocate to take a new job, says the lastest job market analysis by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

 In fact, the firm says it is precisely because the economy is getting better than so few job seekers are willing to risk starting their own businesses.

This seems a bit counterintuitive. I would think the improving economy would be a good time for job seekers to take a chance. But Challenger CEO John Challenger offers this explanation:

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