Job Hunting in a Weak Economy

Research are for pweople who are job hunting
Research are for pweople who are job hunting

January's employment report was grim, showing just 36,000 jobs added to the economy. And while everyone is blaming the weather for the poor report, the truth is that this recovery, in its early stages, is sluggish at best. In fact, of the 13.9 million Americans who were unemployed last month, about 1.8 million have been without work for at least 99 weeks. That's essentially two years -- and nearly double the number in January 2010.

So, what's a weary job hunter to do? We asked Anita Attridge, career and executive coach with The Five O'Clock Club and she offered these tips.