19 Jun '11, 3am

President Obama's Jobs Creation Mandate–From a Green CEO: In January, Obama tapped GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt to head...

President Obama's Jobs Creation Mandate–From a Green CEO: In January, Obama tapped GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt to head...

President Obama might be credited with stabilizing an economy on the brink of complete collapse after the banking meltdown of 2008, but with unemployment still at 9%+ in many parts of the country, his objective has shifted entirely from stability to job creation . With election 2012 right around the corner, Obama’s reelection might hinge on the effectiveness of the program. In January, Obama tapped GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt to head up his Presidents’ Council on Jobs and Competitiveness . This week, Immelt and the rest of the Council released their recommendations for Obama, saying , “No single idea, however well-conceived, will solve our nation’s employment challenge.” The recommendations ranged from simple to elegant. Looking to get the most bang for the buck, the group is striving to create jobs in two main categories: 1. areas with high unemployment 2. sectors with potentia...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/06/president-obamas-jobs...

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