Employers, government officials rise to Katrina’s job challenge

The hurricane left more than one million people unemployed and searching for jobs across the southern United States
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 11/02/2005

Hurricane Katrina devastated millions of lives when it hit the American Gulf Coast at the end of August. Unknown thousands are dead, and many more have lost everything — their homes, their possessions and their livelihoods.

Employers, governments and Internet job boards are rising to the challenge of helping evacuees from the the affected areas rebuild their lives by connecting them with jobs.