Tag: unemployed

2.9 million Americans have been unemployed for at least a year! Why?

When I saw this number released this week, I was shocked. This month that number increased by almost 250,000! The 2.9M number represents 29% of all unemployed workers. I found myself asking, Why and How? How can someone who wants to work be unemployed for one year? Being someone who is in the business of hiring people my gut reaction wants to say, “well,…

ZipRecruiter Partners with City of L.A. to Help Unemployed Youth Get Jobs

With youth unemployment at a record high, ZipRecruiter and the City have launched a partnership to help thousands of young Angelenos get job training and find jobs. LOS ANGELES – August 27, 2020—Leading employment marketplace ZipRecruiter® (www.ziprecruiter.com) is partnering with Hire LA’s Youth, the City of Los Angeles’s signature youth employment program, to prepare youth for careers and help them navigate the job market….

More People Are ‘Unemployed’ Than the Numbers Suggest, but Not All Are Job Seekers

During our June 18 webinar, Leah Daniels, SVP of Strategy at Appcast, talked about the current unemployment rate as it relates to finding candidates. It’s worth taking a closer look at unemployment data – what it means and doesn’t mean – in order to provide further insight into today’s employment marketplace. Boom and bust In theory, unemployment data provides a snapshot of how the…

From All Star To Unemployed: How High Performance Can Be Fleeting

Lost in the shuffle of the recent NBA All Star Game and weekend and the trade deadline that passed last week, was a small bit of NBA news that many casual fans may have missed, or at least not paid it much attention. Here is the news that I am referring to: Boston Celtics release veteran forward David Lee, 32. Lee, an 11-year veteran,…