5:49 am October 4, 2010, by Henry Unger
Are you getting shut out from jobs because you’ve been unemployed for a long time?
Even though about half of Georgia’s jobless have been unemployed for at least six months, some companies are telling them not to bother applying for open jobs at their firms, AJC staffer Dan Chapman reports. They’d rather pick from among the currently employed or recently unemployed.
Has this happened to you? Getting nowhere again and again?
What do you think of this practice? Justified because companies are getting flooded with resumes and have to have some criteria? Or an example of kicking people people when they’re already down?
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