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I Am Running Out of Unemployment

Share Your Story: Share Your Unemployment Story

By cinderella2008

The job I lost

I lost my job back in April of 2008 and been collecting since May 2008. I am set to exhaust all my benefits next week. I have been applying to 3-10+ job postings every week since then and only have had few interviews. I am in a program to finish my Bachelors of Science in IS but it won't be complete until fall.

I can't believe they have not started a longer term program since it is pretty clear that things are not changing soon. The foundation for the study of cycles (scientific group) and independent economists are saying that our economy will go up but then be in a double dip recession and far worse come 2011-2012.

What it's like being unemployed

One day, One week, they all become the same. It's hard to get support in house cleaning because those who do work in the house think you have all the time in the world to do it and they can just leave it a mess and let you clean it.


  • Go to school and learn a new trade or degree.
  • Do not give up hope.

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