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GovExec Daily: Defense Firms Are Hiring During the Pandemic

Defense One's Marcus Weisgerber joins the podcast to discuss way firms like Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman are trying to staff up during the COVID-19 crisis.

As the U.S. unemployment rate reaches numbers not seen  since the Great Depression, businesses both large and small are shedding jobs at unseen rates since that period. The official number is 14.7%, but some estimates done by organizations like the Associated Press put the unofficial unemployment rate closer to 25%.

But, there are exceptions. According to a report, defense firms are hiring amid the pandemic. Marcus Weisgerber is reporting on the story for Defense One and he joined the show to discuss the world of defense contracting jobs.

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