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.

Why You Should Apply For Unemployment, Even If You Quit or Were Fired - My Life, I Guess

Why You Should Apply For Unemployment, Even If You Quit or Were Fired

Unemployment insurance, employment insurance, social security, job seekers allowance – no matter what you call it, having to rely on it is never ideal. It means that you have lost your job. And that usually means you’ve also lost a big source of your income, if not your only source. Even if you know your job is about to come …

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Don’t Let a Horrible Boss Destroy You (Like I Almost Did) - My Life, I Guess

Don’t Let a Horrible Boss Destroy You (Like I Almost Did)

Horrible bosses. At some point in our lives, we will all have at least one. In my seemingly never-ending struggle to find a good, permanent, full time role, horrible bosses have been a big factor. After having a boss that was physically abusive towards 2 of my colleagues, and extremely verbally and emotionally abusive to us all, I thought that …

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How Being Unemployed Helped Me Get an Awesome New Job - My Life, I Guess

How Being Unemployed Helped Me Get an Awesome New Job

Like many students, I went to university not knowing what I wanted to be when I grew up. I changed my major after first-year from English to Theatre, signed up for a minor in Computer Science, and then completed a post-degree diploma in Arts and Non-Profit Management. I also had an awesome part-time job on campus teaching study skill workshops …

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A Day in the (Unemployed) Life

I have been meaning to participate in Amanda of musicalpoem’s A Day in the Life link-up since she launched it back in January, and I’m happy to say that I’ve finally done it! On Tuesday, October 28th, I documented my day, and now present to you A Day in the (Unemployed) Life of yours truly.   3:45am: Yes, you read …

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