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EMPLOYMENT & UNEMPLOYMENT   •  May 2022  •  Volume 11 / Number 5

Recovering from the pandemic: A bright outlook for the personal care service industry

Recovering from the pandemic: A bright outlook for the personal care service industry

This Beyond the Numbers article examines the main long-run factors expected to contribute to demand for personal care services employment: increasing demand for personal care and appearance services, a growing customer base, and new and expanded service offerings.

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