Even the best and the brightest workers can get laid off and experience lengthy periods of unemployment. Here is how to overcome the stigma of long-term unemployment: (1) recognize your own worth. Do not wear your dejection on your sleeve; (2) fill your time (and resume) with meaningful activities. Did you consult? Create a website? Earn a professional certification? (3) look and act the part at the interview. Good posture and a firm handshake are important; and (4) be ready for tough interview questions. For more information, read the article on the Military.com website.
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