Saturday, May 09, 2009

job search notes: unemployment changes coming

Current rules, including those requiring people to give up unemployment benefits when they have stopped looking for work, run counter to their long-term solution: finding not just another job, but a better one, according to the president.

"Now is the time to change unemployment from a period of 'wait and see' to a chance for our workers to train and to seek the next opportunity," the president said in a morning address. When a new and better day arrives, he said, individuals and the nation as a whole would then be "ready to make the most of it."
Read the full article in the LA Times here