Tag Archives: surviving unemployment

How to be Jolly and Unemployed During the Holidays

 T‘is the season to be jolly. Or so the song goes.  But if you are unemployed at this time you are adding more stress to an already stressful time.  But it doesn’t have to be.  There are ways to cope with the season.  I have provided some suggestions for you to choose from as not […]

10 Gifts Job Searchers Need But Won’t Ask For

Ask a job searcher what they want for Christmas.  From my experience,  the answer is “a job.”  The last thing a job searcher needs is a scented candle or a box of chocolates.  While these gifts are nice, they don’t give the job searcher what he/she really needs—meaningful employment and a pay check.  You can […]

Networking tips for introverts, the shy, and socially challenged.

It seems that the road to success is networking.  It can be career suicide if you fail to network in this day and age.  Everyone is doing it and needs to do it.  But for many, networking is more painful than anything imaginable.   For introverts, shy people and/or socially challenged, it doesn’t mean the end […]

Five Things You Should Know About Networking During the Holidays

Five Things You Should Know About Networking During the Holidays   It’s the best time to be looking for a job.  No, I haven’t lost my mind.  We know that more than 85% of all jobs are obtained through networking.  We also know that this is a highly social season.  Everyone is hosting a party […]

You Can Be Grateful Even If You Are Unemployed

In a few days, we will be sitting down with family and/or friends to celebrate all that we have by giving thanks.  However, if you are unemployed, you are           probably wondering what you have to give thanks for.  Well you do have a lot to be thankful for.  In this […]