Unemployable


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Unemployable

Describing a person who is unable to find a job, especially one that suits his/her skill set. A person may be unemployable due to personal reasons (for example, he may interview poorly or he may be subject to racial or age discrimination). However, the term may also refer to a person whose skill set has become obsolete. Unemployable persons often must retrain to be able to find jobs in the future, though doing so is often very difficult.
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In closing, I must say I am as proud as I have ever been to be part of an industry bringing jobs to those who were thought to be unemployable.
One, who asked not to be named, said that "what's on the street is unemployable.
We have hundreds of thousands of New York City residents who are unemployable in today's world.
While no one will deny that rehabilitation has been a valuable resource for many people, including myself, it has suffered from too many behaviors that perpetuate disability stereotypes, such as relegating people to sheltered workshops or proscribed career paths, or labeling people as unemployable solely on the basis of the severity of their disability.
Will they now also understand that city councils have a strategy to shift expensively housed unemployable people from their benefit system to our cheaper system thus putting us all at risk of ever degenerating public services and higher taxes?
THE long and short of all this is that there is a large number of unemployed or unemployable - taKe your picK - that need to be helped to get up on a morning at a regular time liKe the rest of us and go to WORK or community WORK.
She also said she was taking legal advice to challenge the newspaper allegations saying: "I am unemployable.
I think the day Channel 4 showed him bathing in his pants on Celeb Big Brother made him unemployable.
The powers that be should be aware that there are thousands of people, if not more, who think the exact same thing and are sick and tired of the unqualified and unemployable people who inhabit our corridors of power, who throw hard-earned public money at pointless and unworkable schemes knowing that they are cushioned from reality when it comes to their own lifestyles.
The key to social housing is to have large numbers of children, to become unemployable and then throw in a number of added extras such as a criminal record or long-term drug addiction.
But security firms usually take their labour directly from the dole, many of whom have no checkable work record and are virtually unemployable anywhere else.
In an interview, he has claimed that immigrants face life as members of an unemployable 'sub-class' living in ghettoes unless they are taught to speak English 'like a native'.