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Networking while unemployed can be a scary proposition. Pitching yourself as a great candidate to a potential employer is tricky. When faced with tough questions about your current job status -- whatever it may be -- it's important to remain positive. Employers will respect you being forthcoming, even if you're not the candidate they're looking for.

There are 14.9 million unemployed people in the United States, so it's likely that a potential employer will empathize with you if you're job hunting. "Being laid off is a very humbling experience," Jamie Hoffman, a Washington area technical recruiter who has suffered her own unemployment, tells The Washington Post. Still, the key is to be prepared and remain positive. Read the full article.