The Unemployment Stigma Is Finally Go...

The Unemployment Stigma Is Finally Going Away

There are 2 comments on the Silicon Alley Insider story from Mar 27, 2012, titled The Unemployment Stigma Is Finally Going Away. In it, Silicon Alley Insider reports that:

If you've ever been unemployed or underemployed working for lower pay at less responsibility just to make ends meet you already know what it's like to be perceived as damaged goods Well, there's finally some good news, and it's not just Friday's big announcement that the jobless rate dropped in January from a year earlier in most metropolitan ... (more)

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Swanny

Los Angeles, CA

#1 Mar 27, 2012
It would be nice if that were true. It would be nice if the numbers were accurate. They aren't of course. I have been unemployed since August. AFter working 11 years as an HR director for 250 employees in a large church, I was told they were downsizing HR. Churches are not required to pay into Unemployment. So I am not counted in any statistic since I cannot even apply for unemployment.There are many that have run out of benefits, have given up trying or keep getting turned away from job posibilities due to over qualification or other forms of discrimination.
Prime Outsourcing

Philippines

#2 Oct 4, 2012
It is known to all that decreasing the number of the unemployment rate as well as underemployment is a very difficult task. Some might say it is impossible but having a positive outlook and vision, even with the slightest decrease, it is a proof that our living is improving.

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