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Recently, CBS MoneyWatch columnist, Amy Levin-Epstein asked me what the long-term unemployed need to do in 2012 to get a job. With mixed-reviews on the economy and job growth, and the length of unemployment still hovering around 10 months, I was very candid with her about what people who have been between jobs for an extended period of time need to do. You can read my six tips for the long-term unemployed here. And, if you are of the millions in this situation, then I encourage you to sign up for Career Mania 2012 below. Our CAREEREALISM-Approved Career Experts will be providing great insights and offers the last week in January that can help those in need. They are affordable yet powerful services designed to help get America back to work. If you cannot see the sign-up area, please e-mail our staff at help@workitdaily.com.

J.T. O'Donnell is the founder of CAREEREALISM.com and CEO of CareerHMO.com, a web-based career development company.
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