June 04, 2009

There but for the grace of God...

...go many of us...

Every day lately, he spends two hours online, trolling job Web sites like Monster.com and e-mailing former colleagues. The leads have dried up, since some of them are laid off themselves. He's contacted headhunters, been on a dozen interviews in the last year and a half, but nothing has come of them.

"It was a hard reality at first," he says. "I used to see unemployed people and think they were lazy, that it was all on them. Now it's happened to me."

Posted by mcblogger at June 4, 2009 08:47 AM

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When I was reading that article, I was reminded of the Talking Heads song, "This must be the Place"

Posted by: Captain Kroc [TypeKey Profile Page] at June 7, 2009 03:13 PM

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