Job seekers hear a lot these days about the employment numbers going up and down. The problem with these statistics has always been the same: when discouraged people give up on looking for work, they are no longer in the employment pool. This lowers the unemployment rate, the number of people who are officially looking for work. However, it does not make discouraged people any more gainfully employed. If you’re looking for work, write the name Latisha on a piece of paper and hang it on your refrigerator. Here’s why.