Good Economy Still Leaves Many Silently Struggling
"I had no idea others felt this way," my client said. "I thought something was wrong with me."
In an era of dueling, politicized employment rate numbers, it can be difficult to know what the truth is. But for those who are out of work - who want to be employed - truth may arrive each day in the sense of a bill that is delayed, a feeling of lacking a place to belong, or a missing part of identity. This month in The Jewish Exponent, Peggy Truitt, Program Director at JEVS Career Strategies, discusses the meaning that work brings to our lives, and how job search support systems can help those feeling the effects of long-term unemployment.