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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The point is that, since so many disabled veterans were once deemed unemployable, it was impossible to hit this three percent mandate.
Dickson is wrong when be claims that patterns of development have created a permanent class of working or unemployable poor.
Currently, only people who are unemployable qualify for a disability pension.
He says that, contrary to the stereotype image of unemployable dropouts, there are many `good young people around.
But look how it's all turned out: She's housebound and unemployable, while he still gets to decide which women are Secretary of State material and which are merely potential humidors.
Displaced and unemployable youth, ethnic minorities, and working-class women traditionally confined to domestic work all had somehow to be recognized and included within a credible renewal of socialist argument.
One, who asked not to be named, said that "what's on the street is unemployable.
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THE Tories have been accused of deepening the skills shortage crisis in the construction sector by pouring cash into dud courses that leave tens of thousands unemployable.
The other was chronically unemployed and unemployable.
I WOULD have thought Syd Vaughan of all people would recognise the difference between an unemployed person on benefits and the unemployable person on benefits.