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Discouraged Workers

The Story of a Generation: We Are the Unhireables

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 10.05.2013 | College
Anthony W. Orlando

This is the story of a generation. My generation. We're in our 20s and early 30s. They call us the Millennials. But lately it seems a more accurate name would be the Unhireables.

7 Million American Workers In Despair

Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

You might have heard that unemployment fell in August only because armies of the unemployed are despairing of finding work. The reality is more complicated -- but true enough that somebody should do something about it.

Unemployment Is Dropping -- Except For Discouraged Workers

Bloomberg | Rich Miller | Posted 06.11.2011 | Business

Some 6.3 million people have been out of work and looking for a job for more than six months. The employment-to-population ratio is lower than it was ...

Real Unemployment Shows US Economy Short 20 Million Jobs

Steve Clemons | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Every month, media business executive and former Obama for President finance committee member Leo Hindery puts out a very detailed memo breaking done the national unemployment data to find it's true meaning.

A Top 10 'Real' Unemployment Report for 2010 and a Peek at 2011

Michael Thornton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michael Thornton

a top 10 of 2010 "Good" Numbers v. "Real" Numbers comparison of employment.

Jobs Are Trickling In, But Millions Have Given Up Looking For Work

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. private employers have recorded 11 consecutive months of job gains, yet the number of people who are so discouraged that they have given up sear...

Paula Deen Was Unemployed and Frustrated. What Saved Her Could Save You Too

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

In this job market, many people are in a panic and believe they should just take any job. The last thing on their mind is pursuing a passion. However, focusing on your passion now is a great way to alleviate your stress and energize you.

Jobless Rate Falls In 39 States In June As Workers Give Up Searching

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate fell in most states in June, mainly because more people gave up searching for work and were no longer counted...