Filling in the Gap: What Five Years of Unemployment Has Taught Me

Five years ago last week, I went from the working world to being unemployed. I wouldn’t wish unemployment on anyone…it’s been a rough journey, and at times, I feel like hiding from the world.  I don’t know how I have survived this long not having full-time employment, but I have and continue to do so.  … More Filling in the Gap: What Five Years of Unemployment Has Taught Me

Lack of Empathy for the Unemployed from the Employed?

The Wall Street Journal has been following unemployed professionals in their journey to gain employment or to pursue their own dreams. Today’s column by Gregory Lynn struck me as compelling because it’s feel like my voice is saying what he writes.  Are the employed empathetic to the unemployed and the employed who in jeopardy of … More Lack of Empathy for the Unemployed from the Employed?