then you understand how difficult it can be to find a new job.
One came after my employer of over five-years laid me off.
Undoubtedly it came as a surprise,
which can cause anyone considerable emotional distress.
Catch up on sleep.
Read & watch television.
Spend more time with family.
But after that... then what??
job postings, whether online, in a newspaper, or a trade-magazine.
Then the true struggle begins.
Unfamiliar with Excel? Want to learn another language?
Take a class at your local community college.
Find articles about your passion, a hobby, a favorite historical figure.
This will give you something to talk about when you meet new people.
Second- Set up a weekly plan to look for work, exercise, read, learn, and...
Help clean up the grounds at your church or a park.
and they ask what you have been doing since your last job
you will have plenty to share,
such as... learning Spanish, studying Greek architecture, or back-yard gardening.
was after my release prison. But rather than doing nothing...
I began to help my widowed neighbor with her yard maintenance.
Then another neighbor wanted help working on a computer.
And someone shared that I was available for “handy-man” jobs.
Next thing I know, people from all over are asking to pay me
for the simple things they cannot do on their own.
Eventually it will turn into something that pays money.
then you can earn enough to help pay bills at home.
Because someone else recommends you.
there is a level of trust that has been established.
will earn you an opportunity to work for an income.
by working freely for someone or something
where the assistance is truly needed and appreciated.
You have nothing to lose,
and you will feel better about yourself for helping out someone else!