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Here are the top ten articles for the Unemployment Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Explaining Employment Gaps
Does your resume contain gaps and lapses in employment? If so, now is the time to prepare a positive explanation for those employment gaps. Learn ways to turn potential negatives into positives to impress your interviewer.

2. How taking some personal time helps in your job search .
How to make your free time pay off .

3. Resume Writing Essentials
Tired of sweating over your resume only to have little or no response from prospective employers? It's time to brush up your resume writing skills with these essential tips.

4. Lost Your Job? Now What?
If you unexpectedly lose your job, you may feel stunned, worried, angry, embarrassed, scared, and any number of other emotions. Most of all, you may be asking yourself, “Now what?” Find strategies to cope.

5. Answering Tricky Interview Questions
Do you struggle with answering tricky job interview questions? There is no doubt about it, most of us dread tricky questions during job interviews. Learn tricks and tips to cope with any curve the interviewer may throw your way.

6. How the Economy Impacts Jobs
There's no doubt that economic conditions and job growth are linked. But how does the economy impact the availability of new jobs? More importantly, how can you be a successful job seeker in a weak economy?

7. Job Loss Challenges after 50
Baby boomers losing jobs after age 50 face unique challenges. They are more likely to encounter significant financial losses with less opportunity to recover. Older workers are more at-risk for layoffs than younger workers, and finding a new job is significantly more difficult. Learn why.

8. Rejection During Interviews
Landing a long-awaited job interview is both exciting and intimidating, and dealing with rejection during an interview is highly disappointing. When you realize what is happening, it may seem very difficult to avoid showing that it affects you. These strategies can help.

9. Becoming an Entrepreneur while Unemployed
If you have ever said to yourself, “If I only knew then what I know now, I would have been a (insert your favorite dream job or business here),” then a period of unemployment may be a good opportunity for you become an entrepreneur.

10. Unemployment Newsletter
Hello, and welcome to the Unemployment site! My goal is to assist you and support you through job loss and unemployment, regardless of your situation. Whether your job loss was involuntary or you have chosen the path to be unemployed on your own, you will find resources here to support and inspire!



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