A blog about navigating the realities, struggles, and frustrations of life while unemployed—with a positive outlook. Opinion commentary pieces on unemployment and hiring plus informative articles & tips on life learning, career, well-being.
Yesterday, the Huffington Post shared one woman’s unemployment success story in an article entitled, How One Woman Went From Being Unemployed, to Becoming an Employer.
Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche went through uncertainty before becoming the financial educator she is. In this article, she shared her struggle with sudden job loss—and the eventual experience of something new through entrepreneurship.
According to the Department of Labor’s September jobs report, the national unemployment rate has gone down to less than 6% – its lowest number in a while (in over 6 years to be exact.) To some, this is good news from an economic standpoint.
Seeking an Employment Opportunity
However, despite this reported drop, I wonder about the true change in the job growth and recovery situation. There are still many unemployed people seeking employment opportunities – some kind of employment – in this dreadful economy’s labor market – to no avail at this point.
The job market structure has changed, and finding a job is no easy task.