As the ex-banker turned security guard who is writing for us today makes clear, the longer you're out of the market, the harder it is to get back in again.
After being out for six months, he spoke to one recruiter who told him his skills had atrophied to such an extent that he was unemployable compared to people let go more recently.
True? Or false? If you lost your financial services job in late 2009, what are the chances of being reemployed in a similar capacity when conditions improve?