06/21/2010 10:14 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

'Mancession' Easing As Firms Begin To Increase Male Hiring

But as the economy has revived, so it seems has the market for male-dominated jobs. Men over 20 have recorded four consecutive months of employment gains, adding about 1 million jobs since Feb. 1, Challenger says. Women, however, aren't yet seeing improvement and have instead seen a loss of 22,000 jobs during the same four-month period.

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