UK – As an unemployed person. Part of the problem is that Job centres and the work program and the new deal before it require you to apply for a certain number of jobs. No matter how unsuitable you are for that type of work.
As the lady said it is just box ticking. Both The LibCons and Labour are fooling the public into thinking that they are doing something about unemployment.
The real answer is for the government to stop taking money out of the economy, so that businesses can grow. If Germany can grow carrying the euro zone then we should be doing far better.
It is a fact that all money spent on benefits for the poorest in society, are immediately spent in the local economy, with the exception of housing costs.
The rise in the benefits bill is due to RENT inflation, which greedy landlords get.