Tag: long term unemployment

Hanging on to Hope During a Long Job Search

The long term unemployed are not emotionally thriving, according to a new Gallup poll.The results are probably not a surprise for anyone involved in a lengthy job search.  As weeks of unemployment increase, so do worry, sadness, stress and anger. Ultimately depression strikes more than a quarter of those out of work for longer than 11 weeks, nearly double the rate of depression for all adults.

There is hope. In fact, hope is the key to thriving during a job search. Read More