|The longer Americans are unemployed, the more jobs they apply for, and the more interviews they go on, the lower their life ratings and emotional wellbeing. Also, unemployed Americans who are not hopeful about their job prospects report worse wellbeing than those who are hopeful.|
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This struck a chord with me because part of my family is unemployed for seven years, but he never gives up, keeps job hunting. I don’t know how he keeps his spirits up. I’d like to blame age-discrimination, but it wouldn’t get him a job.