How the Long-Term Unemployed Can Market Themselves for Success

The most recent report on long-term unemployment was not inspiring. Despite job growth and increased labor force participation, the number of Americans stuck in long-term unemployment “did not budge despite the robust job growth,” according to James Sherk. “In February, 2.2 million unemployed workers had been searching for work for at least six months. In […]

The Myths of Long-Term Unemployment

There are certain criteria that must be met in order for unemployment to be considered “long-term” unemployment. We have a post on the ins and outs of long-term unemployment here, but the bottom line is that Americans who have been looking for work for 28 weeks or more are generally deemed a long-term unemployed person. […]