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US Labor Secretary on Long-Term Unemployed - It keeps me up at night because their stories are so compelling

Perez said the plight of the long-term unemployed – or those without work for at least 27 weeks — is the one issue that has caused him to lose sleep. 907 more words

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Myth Check: The Unemployed Are Lazy

Long-Term Unemployment Stereotype

These days people tend to believe that long-term unemployment is a choice. In their minds, we, the 3.2 million long-term unemployed, are enjoying unemployment because we do not want to work anyway. 1,036 more words

Job Searching

No one really understands the unemployment rate

There are actually six different “unemployment rates,” although predominantly when people use that term in cocktail party banter, they mean “the number of people looking for work who can’t actively find it.” But by no means is that the entire picture ( 415 more words

Fundamental Explainers

Job Search Position: No Full-Time Hours Required

Saying NO to the Work Equivalent Job Search

Don’t you just love the adage that we hear as job seekers (unemployed job seekers specifically), “looking for a job is a full-time job itself?” Seriously, who has not heard this since your job search started? 1,050 more words

Job Searching

US - Misconceptions about long-term unemployment

Misconception: The problem isn’t really that bad

At the time of writing, there were 3.2 million long-term unemployed in the U.S. accounting for 32.9 percent of the labor force. 758 more words

United States

And So It Goes...#512

The imbecilic UK Regime recently trumpeted the ” fact ” that its official unemployment figures showed another significant drop over the last month; thus verifying Nietzsche’s dictum that what the State sya is indeed lies. 207 more words

UK Politics

Fair Employment Act of 2014

Fair Employment Act of 2014

What are some of the factors contributing to long-term unemployment? Some assert that unemployed workers are being discriminated against by prospective employers. 558 more words

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