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Opinion: We can beat long-term joblessness

Opinion: We can beat long-term joblessness

By Joseph Carbone, Pres/CEO, The WorkPlace. CT Post Dec 18 2020. Long-term unemployment has an official definition — exhausting six months of unemployment benefits and remaining unemployed. It’s perfect language for statisticians, it’s quick data and few will demand...

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‘Needle moving in right direction’ for CT manufacturers

‘Needle moving in right direction’ for CT manufacturers

Westfair Business Publications. By Kevin Zimmerman - November 8, 2020 Trying to remain competitive with other states has been a tall order for Connecticut – one that certainly has not been helped by the Covid-19 crisis. But Kelli Vallieres, named executive director of...

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Avoiding the ‘trap’ of long-term joblessness

Avoiding the ‘trap’ of long-term joblessness

CT Insider. Hugh Bailey, Sept 10, 2020 Joe Carbone, who knows a few things about the perils of unemployment, has some advice for people who find themselves out of a job: Don’t wait. Don’t get complacent. And don’t fall into the trap of long-term unemployment. “There’s...

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Opinion: For many, long-term unemployment looms

Opinion: For many, long-term unemployment looms

CTPOST. By Joe Carbone. September 3, 2020 Back up to March 6, 2020. The jobs report is issued, unemployment is at a half-century low and virtually all labor indexes were never rosier. Now fast forward to Dec. 31, 2020. Millions of Americans will exhaust unemployment...

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