Tag: Unemployment

How To Recover From Being Fired

Getting fired is one of those things you think will never happen to you. You’d have to really mess up to hear…

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Why Long-Term Unemployment Isn’t As Bad As You Think

Here’s some good news for folks who’ve long been out of work: that big gap on your resume may not be hurting…

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SURVEY: 39% Of Americans Think A Change In The White House Will Positively Affect Job Crea…

Glassdoor, a social jobs and career community, has released the results of a new survey revealing how Americans think the result of…

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How To Beat Unemployment Bias

The bad news: unemployment bias is very real. Employers (illegally) discriminate against long-term unemployed people, thinking that they have outdated skills from…

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Overcoming The Unemployed 'Stigma'

In the movie “The Company Men,” several managers get laid-off. One of them is afraid that the neighbors will find out. He…

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Discrimination Against Unemployed Continues

Don’t Have A Job? Good Luck Finding One It’s easier to find a job when you have a job, or so the…

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Four Ways To Avoid Unemployment Discrimination

News Flash. Employers don’t want to hire people who are unemployed. Google it. If you’ve been without a job for a while,…

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Jobs & Career Advice Blog Round Up: Top 10 Blogs From 2010

You came, you shared, you commented. We’ve combed through hundreds of Glassdoor blog posts from the past year to see which career…

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Facing A Double Dip In Unemployment; Tips To Rev Up Your Job Search

The U.S. economy may have escaped a double-dip recession, but millions of workers have not: They’ve experienced a double dip of unemployment.…

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Handling The ‘What Do You Do?’ Question When Unemployed

This question comes at the most inopportune time every Christmas Season. If you’re unemployed, your mind races as you hear this question,…

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The End To Unemployment Benefits; Advice For Working Through Unemployment

Today marks another milestone for unemployed Americans – no longer will the more than 2 million who have been receiving benefits since…

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How To Get Through Tough Times In Your Career

Unless one has ‘walked in the shoes’ of the terminally unemployed it is hard to give advice on coping with the situation.…

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