Churches help ‘transitioners’ hunt for jobs

Posted by Kendall Harmon

One look at the headlines, and today's job hunters don't figure they have a prayer of finding work.

That may be why some are seeking advice from career coaches in unlikely places: local churches and synagogues.

Religious institutions in lower Fairfield County have been organizing networking meetings for job-hunters to discuss leads and strategies. Many of the attendees are not members of the religious institutions. In most cases, they are welcome, and there is no charge.

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Filed under: * Christian Life / Church LifeParish Ministry* Economics, PoliticsEconomyLabor/Labor Unions/Labor MarketThe Credit Freeze Crisis of Fall 2008/The Recession of 2007--

Posted January 27, 2009 at 12:00 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Irenaeus wrote:

A timely opportunity for ministry: helping job seekers both to find work and to deal with the emotional challenges of unemployment.

January 27, 7:54 pm | [comment link]
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