Unemployed Need Not Apply

Your resume looks great. You have the right experience, skills, and degrees. But you’re still not getting any callbacks. Could it be the unemployment history you have on your resume? Are employers compelled to pass on applicants with short or long term unemployment history?

Researchers at the College of Business at Colorado State University investigated the challenges of job hunting with resumes that include employment history. Explore the videos on this page and read the published research at the Journal of Management website.