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Advice for the long-term unemployed

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Finding a job in this tough economy is difficult. Some of those looking for a job have been unemployed for months. Beth Herman, ManpowerGroup's Atlanta regional director, stopped by Good Day Atlanta with some practical advice for the long-term unemployed.

A special thanks to ManpowerGroup for help in coordinating Tuesday's interview.

For more information on the ManpowerGroup and to search for jobs, click here!

Advice offered by Beth Herman:

1. Participate in workforce board trainings
2. Working on a contractual basis to keep resumes fresh
3. Learning technology skills
4. Participate in practice interviews with recruiters
5. Develop the "soft" skills necessary to stand out (communications skills, problem-solving skills, etc.)
6. Networking, both in-person and online

 

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