Category: General Unemployment Articles

Suicidal Behavior Among Unemployed Youth

Economic growth and Unemployment A fast-paced economy is known to provide its citizens with better jobs. But with an exponential rise in education, the employment opportunities have not grown at the same pace. As a result of the same, many unemployed youths are being registered for suicidal behavior. Failing to meet employment expectations after college… Read More »

Are You A Striking Union Worker In The USA?

The unemployment ratio in the USA has been showing a deteriorating nature but at a very slow pace. Despite sinking oil prices and a rally on the wall street, the unemployment rate in the USA has sunk below 5% for the first time in the past eight years. “The United States Of America right now… Read More »

How Smoking Can Affect Your Job Prospects?

The destructive effects of an addiction to Tobacco to your health are well-established facts. Now you have more reason to worry as a study published in California, by JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) Internal Medicine finds that Smoking can affect your financial life severely too. Besides, it also determines that smokers, apart from being… Read More »

Is High Salary Expectation A Reason For Unemployment?

We’ve come across many stories of people who once earned six-figure salaries but were then abruptly laid off. Such people often find it difficult to get another job with matching salary. Because of this, some of them opt to make themselves more marketable and pursue higher studies. The end result is that they add student… Read More »

Long Term Unemployment – Tips to Boost Your Job Search

Being unemployed is a phase of life where one can succumb to a lot of negativity and suffer from low morale. This fact is more evident during long-term unemployment, specially when you’re the breadwinner and there are no financial resources available as a backup. You’re doing all that you can to look up for jobs,… Read More »

The Long Term Effect Of Unemployment on Personality

Unemployment is not a pleasant phase of life. For the ones who depend on monthly salary credits into the bank account, jobless days tend to slow down life. Most of us would have passed through this phase at least once, if not more. Leading life without a job can hurt financially as well as emotionally.… Read More »

Hostile Work Environment & UI Benefits

If you landed here, you might be someone who is considering about quitting your job because the environment at work no longer feels secure or peaceful or you could be someone who already quit the job voluntarily because you could not take it anymore. Since UI benefits are usually offered to people who lose their… Read More »

Self-Employment and Unemployment Insurance

The story of Lisa Parker Lisa Parker, a budding dot com entrepreneur in her late thirties runs a small company that deals with web development and maintenance for local enterprises in Detroit, MI. Her husband works as a marine engineer employed with a shipping conglomerate. Lisa has two kids who are in high school. Lisa’s… Read More »

Unemployment Fraud in United States

If you knowingly receive benefits based on ungenuine information that you purposely provided when you registered your claim, you are committing fraud. Anyone who commits unemployment insurance fraud is liable to be punished by law and could even face a variety of serious penalties and consequences. For most jobless workers and their families, UI benefits… Read More »

New York Unemployment Claims and Benefits

Unemployment Insurance is a social welfare program organized by the State Unemployment Agencies. In New York State you are eligible to get Unemployment Compensation if you are unemployed through no faults of yours and are actively looking for a job. The benefits you receive provide you temporary financial assistance until you get another job. Many… Read More »