Useful Websites

Career Toolbox: 100+ Places to Find JobsA great clearing house of websites to help with finding many types of jobs, skilled and unskilled, with an explanation of each website: www.mashable.com

Career Overview—Blogs on unemployment, job search, careers, and finance; job search and career resources: www.careeroverview.com

Unemployedworkers.org—Current issues and legislation on unemployment, including updated resource and benefits information: www.unemployedworkers.org

Articles

Amadeo, Kimberly: Long-Term Unemployed: What It Is, Causes and Effects, April 2016 ⎮See Also: The Nine Types of Unemployment, Which is Worst?

The New York TimesUnemployment Articles and Archives

The Huffington PostLong Term Unemployed

US News and World ReportThe Latest News on Unemployment

Organizations

Platform to Employment— www.platformtoemployment.com

From the website: The WorkPlace developed P2E to address the need for the long term unemployed to return to work and the employer need to recruit skilled workers.  The program is a public-private partnership which gives businesses a risk-free opportunity to evaluate and consider hiring participants during an eight-week work experience program.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors— www.nhnusa.org

From the website: Membership is open to anyone in career transition, including unemployed or underemployed individuals and recent college graduates, military veterans as well as people re-entering the job market, people preparing for a possible job change, struggling small business owners and anyone looking for part time or volunteer work.