August 28, 2013
The Tragic Trap of Longterm Unemployment

The nightmarish thing about longterm unemployment is that it’s self-perpetuating. The more time you’re out of work, the less likely employers are to even consider your resume. Because you are unemployed, you stay unemployed. 
But if you’re lucky enough to stop the cycle and find a job? Well, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report, there’s bad news on that front too. Chances are, you’ll take a steep pay cut, compared to your previous salary. 
Read more.

The Tragic Trap of Longterm Unemployment

The nightmarish thing about longterm unemployment is that it’s self-perpetuating. The more time you’re out of work, the less likely employers are to even consider your resume. Because you are unemployed, you stay unemployed

But if you’re lucky enough to stop the cycle and find a job? Well, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report, there’s bad news on that front too. Chances are, you’ll take a steep pay cut, compared to your previous salary.

Read more.

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