Take a part-time gig You can still earn some unemployment benefits while working part-time. This makes you feel better physically, which in turn makes you feel better mentally. Job search can sometimes feel like one kick after another to your self-esteem. I think meeting people and networking are so important! March 9, 2015 12 Comments. It is stressful.
Jazz up your resume and LinkedIn profile Give your resume a new zest for life and spend time updating your CV. Udemy is another great place to find courses relating to business, entrepreneurship, and everything in between.
Stop doing it. Go somewhere, anywhere, every day. If your resume has been collecting dust for a couple of years, it could probably use a makeover. Good luck!
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I started getting involved with an employment coaching agency and set up a few mock interviews and met with a mentor. Turn to the people in your life that are most supportive in times of need.
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Instead, spend time with people in your life who do have jobs.
Of course, you would still have to have a barebones budget, but it could be the difference between having to dip into an emergency fund or not. It can be hard to see the big picture right now, but you can achieve daily goals related to the job search.
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May 1, 2015. Just remember to keep up these newfound interests once you start working again—your work should accommodate your lifestyle, not the other way around.
Then I got a routine going where I basically became a full time job seeker working on my resume and cover letter and applying to several jobs each day. Volunteering is also a great way to network with people both in and outside of your industry.5 things to avoid when unemployed
You suggest, however, to use the time to volunteer, which I really appreciated.