End Long-Term Unemployment

Long-term unemployment can potentially wreck a person's sense of self-worth and happiness. Unfortunately, some recruiters and employers discredit job seekers who have been out of work for a while, assuming something must be wrong and viewed as undesirable.  Here are some tools to end long-term unemployment. Stay Up To Date With Your Industry. You must prove to potential employers that you're still working even though you're not employed. Staying current with new trends in your field will show you are as qualified as someone currently employed. Take an online course, enroll in school, or volunteer. Be sure to use the additional education to your advantage during your interview to explain your long-term unemployment gaps.  Be Open To Change. If you've been waiting for your dream job for over six months, it's time to change tactics and consider positions you would not have had. Be willing to look outside your city for jobs, even if this [...]