Wes from Nashville, TN, asks, "I’ve been in prison for four years and have six months to go before I’m released. I’m already starting to worry about finding a job when I get out. How can I get back to work when even people with clean records and a great résumé are having trouble finding employment?"
June from San Francisco, CA, asks: "I have a job that doesn’t really challenge me. I have great ideas for a new business, but need help getting started. How would I begin to get this idea off the ground?"
Monica from Huntsville, AL, asks, "I'm working extra through the holiday season, but I want to be there for my family, too. Any tips for keeping the holiday spirit without stressing out too much?"
Don from Tacoma, WA asks "As an employer, how I can work with Goodwill to hire someone who needs a job?”
Justin from Irving, TX, asks, "What can I do if I've been unemployed for an extended period of time?"
Diane in Ashtabula, OH, asks: "I recently read that the number of older people who want to work is greater than the number of available jobs, and that older workers who lose their jobs have a very hard time finding a new one. Like many people over the age of 50, I have a strong work ethic, maturity and the experience that employers need. My challenge is, how do I get employers to see the value of hiring me?"
Alfredo in Oklahoma City, OK, asks, "I’ve been told over and over again that I have a better chance of finding a job because I’m bilingual, but I‘ve been unemployed for six months. How can I find an employer that will value my ability to speak both English and Spanish?"