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.

a man and women shaking hands with the text Career Counseling: The Best Way to Succeed with Your Career

Career Counseling: The Best Way to Succeed with Your Career

Your career takes up approximately a third of your life. Not having a clear career path or being unhappy with the one you’ve chosen can make life much more stressful and unfulfilling. Career counseling can help you overcome these challenges by helping you find a job that aligns with your interests, values, goals, and financial needs.  What is Career Counseling? …

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10 of the Best Job Sites to Help You Find a Job You’ll Love

10 of the Best Job Sites to Help You Find a Job You’ll Love

When you’re looking for a new job, you probably search job sites to find current opportunities online.  Just as when an employer is looking to hire, they typically advertise the job vacancy online.  Most job sites are free for us job seekers to use, but employers often have to pay to post their jobs on these websites. This usually isn’t …

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Did You Lose Your Job During This Pandemic? Read This Asap!

Did You Lose Your Job During This Pandemic? Read This ASAP!

The following is a guest post from Martin of Studenomics, where he tries to make personal finance fun since you have enough to stress about. You can click here to check out the wide range of content on everything from student loans to getting paid to drink coffee. “I got fired. I’m screwed. I have nobody here to help me.” …

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Get Your Resume Past the 6 Second Glance Test (Free Resume Checklist)

Get Your Resume Past the 6 Second Glance Test (Free Resume Checklist)

When it comes to job hunting, I was shocked to learn that most recruiters and hiring managers only give your resume a 6-second glance test before they decide to accept or reject your application. Yes, only 6 seconds. 6 seconds is not a long time by any means. It’s probably taken you about 6 seconds to read this far. So …

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How to Answer “What Do You Do For a Living?” When You’re Unemployed

How to Answer “What Do You Do For a Living?” When You’re Unemployed

When you meet someone new for the first time, one of the first questions commonly asked is “what do you do for a living?” It seems like an innocent enough conversation starter. Right up there along with a comment about the weather we’re having today. But when you’re unemployed this type of question can hurt. A lot. Regardless if you …

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How to Include Your Side Hustle on Your Resume: The Ultimate Guide

How to Include Your Side Hustle on Your Resume: The Ultimate Guide

It seems like everyone has side hustles these days. Whether it’s to make extra money, pursue an interest or passion, or to learn a new skill, it’s work that we choose to do on the “side” of our day jobs. Yet few people think to include their side hustle on their resume. Working on your own doesn’t make it any …

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Can’t Find a Job? Here’s What You Can Do When You Can’t Find Work

Whether you find yourself unemployed, looking to make a career change, or entering the workforce for the first time, finding a job can a very time-consuming, frustrating, and disheartening process. A process I know all too well. First, because it took me over 9 months to find a new job when I decided it was time to leave my stressful, …

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Practical Gift Ideas for the Unemployed in 2020

Practical Gift Ideas for the Unemployed in 2020

Being unemployed is incredibly difficult. With current unemployment rates at a record-breaking high thanks to COVID-19, you probably know someone close to you that’s been laid off, let go or looking for a new, better job. Giving your unemployed friends and loved ones a thoughtful gift could really go a long way. Think about what sort of things they need …

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