Unemployment


Being unemployed or underemployed is stressful. I’ve been there myself and I know what it’s like. Now my job is to help other people find jobs! I provide advice, resources, and support for anyone that is or is facing unemployment.
Whether you were fired, laid off, quit, or are looking for your first job after graduation, here are tips to help you find a job you love and to survive financially and mentally while you are out of work.

So, How Did Your Job Interview Go?

As of yesterday, I’ve officially been laid off for 5 months now. 5 MONTHS! And as of yesterday, I had my first job interview in those 5 months. I’ve mentioned previously that the job market where I live is pretty bad. I knew that getting another job in academic support or as support staff within post-secondary education would mean being …

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EI, EI, Oh…

About a month ago, I mentioned that I had applied to EI (Employment Insurance) as a way to supplement my income after being laid off: “I’ve applied for employment insurance, so I’m also waiting to see how that pans out. I’m worried that the fact I was on EI last summer is going to affect me (well, technically I was …

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10 Ways to Supplement Your Income While Unemployed

My contract at work ended and I am now unemployed for the first time in my adult life. Unfortunately, this coincided with my fiance’s hours being cut at his job, as well. We knew this was coming to a certain extent (as he’s still waiting to hear about a very promising new job opportunity) so we have been preparing, but …

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