Unemployed Need Not Apply

Okay, here’s a phenomenon we’re seeing that is probably going to outrage some of you and confirm that “life is not fair” to others.  Job listings spotted on Monster, Careerbuilder and other websites flatly state any applicant should be currently employed.  There are job ads being posted that specifically say, “No unemployed will be considered.” Let’s just cut to the chase and list some reasons why: Employed workers are perceived as more skilled and valued Hiring a top performer is seen as a way of accessing a competitor’s strategies Employers still may assume jobless workers were laid off for performance … Read More