WHILE YOU’RE LOOKING FOR EMPLOYMENT, WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

posted by Melissa Cappleman
September 14, 2009

If you have been laid off or are unemployed, you’re in good company!

While you’re looking for work, what are you doing?  What can you do to feel more positive?

  • Sell extra items on Craigslist/Backpage
  • Take a part-time gig, even if you don’t want to do it forever
  • Read books
  • Blog about your specialty for your industry
  • Go back to school
  • Network with others in your industry on LinkedIn
  • Reconnect with your former classmates on Facebook
  • Start a business
  • Mow lawns, clean houses
  • Clean out the closet/garage
  • Enjoy an inexpensive hobby
  • Spend time with family or friends
  • Volunteers to help others
  • Keep a gratitude journal

What are you doing that I haven’t listed?  Share your ideas with me to help others!

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