Update your resume and cover letter.
2. Develop new skills.
3. Check a variety of job boards.
4. Reach out to your network.
5. Request informational interviews.
6. Expand your search.
7. Attend professional events.
What should you not say when unemployed?
“You must have tons of free time now.”
2. “Maybe you’re just not doing enough.”
3. “One of my friends was in this situation and she did this… you should try it!”
4. “So how is the job search going?”
5. “You’re lucky you don’t have to deal with this at work.”
6. “Don’t worry, I’ll get this.”
7. “More items…”
Why do employers not want to hire unemployed?
Hiring managers look at your employment history to see if you are a reliable worker. If you have a gap in your employment history, it is harder for them to tell how you will perform on the job.
Can you live life unemployed?
Can you survive without a full-time job, or even with no job at all? You can if you develop enough other sources of income. But it’s not that simple. You also have to know how to handle the ups and downs of life without a weekly or monthly paycheck.
Which field is most unemployed?
Mass Media: Unemployment- 7.8%, Underemployment- 55.2%
2. Liberal Arts: Unemployment- 6.7%, Underemployment- 58.4%
3. Anthropology: Unemployment- 6.6%, Underemployment- 59.1%
4. Philosophy: Unemployment- 6.2%, Underemployment- 50.9%
5. Construction Services: Unemployment- 6.1%
I Leon Thompson am a Human Resources Expert. I have worked in the field for over 15 years, and during that time I have gained invaluable experience and knowledge.
I am also a CV expert and Resume Expert, so I know what employers are looking for when they review applications. This gives me an advantage when helping clients to create resumes and CVs that will stand out from the crowd.