What can the employed do for their unemployed friends?

The World

It’s a question on the minds of lots of employed people these days: What can I do to help my unemployed friends? Justin Jones-Fosu, leadership trainer and host of WEAA Baltimore’s “Listen Up,” shares advice and information for those who want to help, but are afraid of sounding condescending.

We also talk with Elena Guevara, a technical fashion designer who’s been out of work for most of the past nine months, about what her friends have been doing to help her, and what they could be doing more of.

And we’re asking listeners: If you have a job, how are you helping friends who have lost theirs? If you are unemployed, what kind of help do you need?

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