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  • Why You Need a Job to Get a Job

    August 8, 2013
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    The negative effect of long-term unemployment on a candidate’s chances of getting hired is one of the most unfortunate Catch-22′s of our time. It’s the old paradox of “you need experience to get the job and you need the job to get experience,” except that now this experience has an expiration date. When it comes to employers shutting the door on the long-term unemployed, the magic number seems to be 9 or more consecutive months of unemployment, in which the candidate is still mired when they apply. Read More…