A blog about navigating the realities, struggles, and frustrations of life while unemployed—with a positive outlook. Opinion commentary pieces on unemployment and hiring plus informative articles & tips on life learning, career, well-being.
Because of the difficulty of job searching, you know what it means to become frustrated – from time to time – in the job search process.
You apply, apply, interview, apply, and (possibly) interview again – hoping to land a job. The following response from prospective employers, however, is one of silence and rejection despite your best efforts.
Because of our current out of work status, today, we’ve devoted a lot of our time doing something related to seeking employment opportunities. As my fellow long-term unemployed job seekers, you know the drill. Right?
Resumes and Resume Revisions. Cover Letters and Cover Letter Rewriting. Research. E-mail Checks. Potential Networking Contacts. And so on.
When we’re not engaged in job searching activities, we feel bad because we’ve made finding a job THE top priority in our lives.