Category Archives: Editorial

So, have you found a job yet?

By Barbara Perone If you have been unemployed for a while, you know how this question can make you cringe whether you hear it from family, friends, acquaintances, or former co-workers. To me, that question seems equally as insensitive as … Continue reading

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Long-term unemployed got coal in their stockings

By Stephanie Jones As they headed home for the holidays, Washington politicians intentionally excluded from the congressional budget extended unemployment compensation for the Long-Term Unemployed (LTU). Did the Long-Term Unemployed behave so badly this Christmas that they deserved coal in … Continue reading

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Older People Can Contribute to the Workplace

By Barbara Perone These days, many people in their 40s may feel like certain companies don’t want to hire them because they’re just too old. And, the feeling is worse for those over 50. Sometimes they feel as though a … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream, Too – It’s To Land a Good Job Again

By Stephanie Jones A short time ago, on August 28, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, made in an effort to highlight economic injustice in America through the … Continue reading

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Unemployment: It’s like being in the U.S. Army

By Barbara Perone Being unemployed today is a lot like being in the United States Army – nobody wants to be there and everybody involved can’t wait until it’s all over so they can return to a normal life. In … Continue reading

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT: PSGCNJ’s LinkedIn campaign drives record traffic

By Kenneth Hitchner  The PSGCNJ Marketing Committee recently completed its first social media campaign that resulted in record-breaking traffic on its website and blog. 

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EDITORIAL: The Secret Side of Unemployment and Underemployment

By Frances Chaves Every one of the millions of unemployed and underemployed people in this country has secrets about coping with the daily grind of never quite having enough resources, yet continuing to show up for life, family and the … Continue reading

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