Long-Term Unemployed Try to Reenter Work Force

Scott Nelson used to start job interviews explaining away the last 27 months he's been out of work. Now he talks about his qualifications and how he's kept his job skills current to take the focus off the employment gap. "I am being challenged more and more about the length of my unemployment and what I've been doing in that length of time," said Nelson, who was laid off from his job as a geographic information systems analyst in January 2009. "There is a trend in some job listings....Full Story
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