A Solution To Long-Term Unemployment?

platform to employment long-term unemployed
platform to employment long-term unemployed

By Alan Farnham

Long-term unemployment: "The invisible problem," Joe Carbone calls it, because so many of the 6 million workers affected are too ashamed or too despondent to talk about it:

Six million Americans -- many of them older -- have been out of work so long (two years or more) that they have exhausted all their unemployment benefits. Many have depleted their savings. Yet they have little hope of landing a job, partly because employers discriminate against them.