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Q: Chances of finding employment versus length of time unemployed ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Chances of finding employment versus length of time unemployed
Category: Reference, Education and News > Job and Careers
Asked by: danny200203-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 11 Nov 2005 06:20 PST
Expires: 13 Nov 2005 07:37 PST
Question ID: 591871
What empirical evidence is there that suggests the likelihood of
finding employment on a given day varies with the length of time a
worker has been unemployed? Where can I find websites that go into
detail on this connection?

Request for Question Clarification by czh-ga on 11 Nov 2005 16:13 PST
Hello danny200203-ga,

Your question is too general to be able to address. The likelihood of
you finding employment depends on too many variables to be able to
give you a reasonable answer. Here are some of the questions that
immediately come to mind:

 -- What job market? (city/state/country) 
 -- What level jobs? (I've seen statistics from time to time that tell
 you how long it's taking for engineers, executives, managers, etc. to
find a job.)
 -- What professions or industries? (nursing is hot, cobol programmers
are dead meat)
 -- What time of year? (Santas vs. lifeguards)

Please expand on what type of information you need. The more you tell
us about the context of your question, the more likely we will be able
to find you an answer.

~ czh ~
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Chances of finding employment versus length of time unemployed
From: knickers-ga on 11 Nov 2005 12:00 PST
The general rule and what all job agencies will tell you is that it is
easier to find a job when you are in one. Check out the Coutts
websites which have all sorts of useful information related to
employement and job hunting.

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