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Unemployment

How to Answer Questions From Interviewers About Your Unemployment

The U.S. unemployment rate recently fell to its lowest number since the coronavirus pandemic shocked the economy, causing many Americans to lose their jobs...

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Glassdoor Team

Apr 8, 2021

3 Facts Job Seekers Need to Know About the CARES Act

Last month, Congress responded to the harsh economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in efforts to keep financially disadvantaged Americans afloat by passing a...

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Dominique Fluker

Apr 14, 2020

COVID-19 Unemployment Resources by State to Help You Recover

More than 16 million Americans have filed for temporary unemployment benefits over the last three weeks due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. According to...

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Dominique Fluker

Apr 13, 2020

Furloughed vs. Laid Off...What's the Difference?

In a wobbly economy or uncertain job market, the terms “furloughs” and “layoffs” are common. But just because we’ve heard the terms doesn’t mean...

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Glassdoor Team

Apr 8, 2020

5 Ways to Maintain Your Sanity When You're Out of Work

Whether you quit your job without another one lined up or got laid off unexpectedly, being out of work is a tough pill to swallow. Not...

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Glassdoor Team

Jul 31, 2018

Between Jobs? Freelance to Earn Cash & Gain Experience

“So how’s your job search going?” Well-meaning friends, family members and distant acquaintances never fail to ask this dreaded question. And it stings, whether...

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Glassdoor Team

Jul 9, 2018

What to Do When Your Job Search Gets You Down

Fact: "A job hunt is often draining because of all the judgment and rejection that can be involved before you actually secure a job...

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Glassdoor Team

Nov 28, 2017

Unemployed? How to Overcome Recruiters' Bias & Stereotypes

Chances are you already know a little bit about bias. People are constantly judged for what they wear, how they speak, how much is...

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Glassdoor Team

Oct 25, 2017

Pink Slip? 5 Questions To Ask Before Storming Out Of The Room

As you are about to attend a team meeting at work, your manager asks you to walk with her into an empty room. You...

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Glassdoor Team

Oct 9, 2017

7 Tricks to Transform Your Personal Brand After Unemployment

If you’re unemployed, your number one focus is probably on finding a job. Why, you might think, should you even bother thinking about your...

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Emily Moore

Sep 11, 2017

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 those dreaded...

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Heather Huhman

Oct 8, 2013

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 your job...

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Glassdoor Team

Sep 30, 2013

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