Dealing with the effects of long-term unemployment
- 6 Months ago
One's personal identity and professional identity are dishevelled to the extent that the individual has defined himself by what he does. For such individuals, the impact of long term unemployment extends beyond the financial impact. Losing a job for such an individual may be overwhelming and feel that he has lost himself, accompanied by feelings of anger, sadness and hopelessness. If the unemployment continues over the months or years, these feelings can grow and ultimately lead to more harsh consequences for the individual and his relationships.
How can you deal with long-term unemployment (Larry Bugen, Sybil Keane & Denise Glassmoyer)?