How to Handle Chronic Underemployment

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[Editor's Note: Read this post on how one woman is coping with underemployment in today's economy. - Paula G]

Coping with Chronic Underemployment

This economic cycle is quite different from previous. In previous times, employment prospects would have picked up at this point in the business cycle. What struck me about the most recent employment report was the high and persistent rate of long-term unemployed and long-term underemployed. (See graph to the left, from Calculated Risk). In fact, several of my friends are in the latter category that I call the chronic underemployed. Read more


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