How Long-Term Unemployment Could Help Your Career


By Sarah Li Cain

Google any news article and you'll find horror stories of people being unemployed for six months or more. You'll mostly likely read that they suffer from depression, have anxiety issues or are even suicidal.

Kind of bleak, isn't it? While long-term unemployment isn't something to be taken lightly, you can view it in a positive way. In fact, there are benefits to being unemployed!

Here's how long-term unemployment actually benefit you: