How (And How Not) To Help Job Seekers


The labor force participation rate—the share of employed Americans or Americans seeking employment—stands at 62.8 percent, which ties a 36-year low. This takes the air out of recent unemployment statistics showing the jobless rate hovering around 6.1 percent, a figure that would otherwise be considered an improvement over last year’s 7.2 percent. More people are simply giving up looking for work.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2014/10/07/how-and-how-not-to-help-job-seekers/

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