It’s always good to hear success stories!
I am amazed at the number of people blogging and writing about unemployment. There are lots of heartbreaking stories out there in the blogosphere. You read about people who went from making $100,000/yr to now earning $10/hr. You also hear about people who were solidly middle-class pre-GR (Great Recession), and who are now homeless. Some of the hardest and most frustrating stories for me to read are the stories about people over the age of 50 who have been told by recruiters to not even bother looking for a job.
You start to get a sense of the scope of the problem when you starting reading these stories. Although I admit that it is still difficult to comprehend how pervasive of a problem unemployment, and underemployment is in this country. Gawker recently did a series of unemployment stories, and sometimes it can be comforting to know that you aren’t the…
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