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She's On a Mission to Help the Long-Term Unemployed Find Jobs

She's On a Mission to Help the Long-Term Unemployed Find Jobs

AOL Jobs catches up with Abby Kohut in San Diego

'Absolutely Abby' Kohut is on a cross country mission to help one million long-term unemployed Americans find jobs. Read More »

Study Finds Long-Term Unemployed Equally Qualified For Jobs

Study Finds Long-Term Unemployed Equally Qualified For Jobs

Research tracked different aspects of job performance

A new study has found that the long-term unemployed make equally strong hires as employees who have shown a consistent work history. Read More »

Jobs Added and Jobs Subtracted: The Current Jobs Economy New Math

Jobs Added and Jobs Subtracted: The Current Jobs Economy New Math

A view of the jobs numbers from a voice of the unemployed

The latest BLS Jobs report means nothing to the long-term unemployed for whom an increase makes barely a dent Read More »

How to Answer 5 Interview Questions You'll Be Asked If You're Unemployed

How to Answer 5 Interview Questions You'll Be Asked If You're Unemployed

The employed get bonus points just for having a job

It may not seem fair, but if you're unemployed you have to work extra hard to overcome skepticism of potential employers. Here's how to do that in an interview. Read More »

This Weak Unemployment News - Help Americans Work

This Weak Unemployment News - Help Americans Work

It's time to get people who want to work back to work

One long-term unemployed citizen reflects on a meeting he attended of CEOs and the Obama administration at the White House. Read More »

Long-Term Unemployed Meet With Labor Secretary Perez To Forge Solutions

Long-Term Unemployed Meet With Labor Secretary Perez To Forge Solutions

Extended unemployment benefits described as lifeline

John Fugazzie, founder of Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors, and other long-term unemployed professionals met with Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. Read More »

With Unemployment Benefits In Limbo, Jobless Advocate Heads to White House

With Unemployment Benefits In Limbo, Jobless Advocate Heads to White House

Seeks solution to long-term unemployment crisis

Neighbors-helping-Neighbors founder John Fugazzie leads a group of long-term unemployed meeting with the Secretary of Labor in Washington. Read More »

Can Anything Help The Long-Term Unemployed?

Can Anything Help The Long-Term Unemployed?

MIT researchers seek to crack code of long-term unemployment

There are roughly 4 million long-term unemployed workers in America. And they face discrimination in hiring. Can anything be done to help? Read More »

When Extended Unemployment Benefits Expire, Which States Are Hit Hardest?

When Extended Unemployment Benefits Expire, Which States Are Hit Hardest?

State-by-state look at where the impact will be felt most

Extended unemployment benefits run out on Sunday. Pew Charitable Trusts maps out the effect state-by-state. Read More »

As Extended Unemployment Benefits Wane, Founder of Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors Issues Call to Action

As Extended Unemployment Benefits Wane, Founder of Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors Issues Call to Action

12 tips of Christmas for the jobseeker

With extended unemployment benefits coming to an end, the founder of a peer support group for the jobless issues a call to action. Read More »

What I Learned From A Year Of Unemployment

What I Learned From A Year Of Unemployment

When Veronica first lost her job in March 2011, she had no idea she was about to embark on 360 days of unemployment. She spent that year searching for new jobs, finding ways to cut costs and stay socially connected, and figuring out how to survive, emotionally and financially. (To protect her identity, we're... Read More »

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