Hard-Core Unemployed

Hard-Core Unemployed

Persons without jobs for extended periods of time. Hard-core unemployed persons often lack necessary skills for employment, either from lack of education or because their skills have become obsolete. Hard-core unemployed may not be eligible for unemployment benefits. See also: U6.
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If "social responsibility" were not mere talk, Friedman said, executives would have to spend money in ways that were not in stockholders' best interests--by passing over better-qualified workers, for instance, to hire hard-core unemployed individuals, with the aim of reducing poverty.
A special issue in 1969 devoted to the role for industry in dealing with the hard-core unemployed won that year's National Magazine Award.
As the country faced the social turmoil of the late Sixties, Ashburn devoted a special issue of the already-influential magazine to the role for industry in dealing with the hard-core unemployed.
The next stage is tackling the hard-core unemployed and they are prepared to take tough measures, including stopping benefits and compulsory interviews, to achieve the dream of full employment.
Agencies that help the homeless and the hard-core unemployed report that a high number of their clients share the same dream -- owning their own business someday.
Effects of personal background and training on work values of the hard-core unemployed.
Training, counselling, and retention of the hard-core unemployed.
The four case studies follow particular individuals: a white psychologist who moved back into the inner city and helped create a "tapestry community," a black public housing resident who helped build a community center and tenants association, a black businessman who created a public/private partnership that provided employment opportunities for the hard-core unemployed, and a white real estate developer who had facilitated several grass roots based community projects by forging unique public/private partnerships.
At first, JTPA required its offices just to count immediate job placements, which encouraged local administrators to exclude the hard-core unemployed or the homeless.
Greenberg, "Effect of job Attitudes, Training, and Organization Climate on Performance of the Hard-Core Unemployed," Journal of Applied Psycbology, August 1971, pp.
A second option for retailers, and one which would require some nominal changes in personnel operating practices, is to develop alternative sources of recruits from groups like the retired and the hard-core unemployed.