President Obama recently addressed the nation during a joint session of Congress and the main theme of that address was the need to create jobs, lots of jobs, millions of jobs. The Great Recession has cost US workers millions of jobs and those jobs have not come back as quickly as they disappeared and in […]

Continue reading about 11 Reasons Why the Unemployment Crisis Is Even Worse Than You Think

Originally posted at AlterNet Where are the jobs? That question is on the minds of millions of Americans who have lost jobs during the Great Recession. During this historically lean jobs creation period, finding a new job often requires thinking outside the box. And you can’t think much further outside the job search box than […]

Continue reading about ‘Workampers’: What It’s Like to Wander Around the Country in an RV Desperately Looking for Work

The following piece comes from Lee Weal who writes at Lee is unemployed and knows firsthand the frustration, disappointment and the life-altering sting of long-term unemployment. From her blog: I’m a “99er” and for those who don’t know what that means, it’s someone who has exhausted all unemployment benefit extensions and is unable to find […]

Continue reading about Guest Post: Lee Weal thanks Pam Sexton for coming to the rescue of one long-term unemployed 99er