Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.
When you are unemployed, not being able to find work for extended periods of time can injure your motivation and your attitude. To avoid falling in the dumps during such a situation, consider the following suggestions to keep up an optimistic attitude.
Stick to a schedule. When unemployed, since one doesn’t usually have anyone to boss them around or push them. In such cases it is best to do that for yourself on your own. You need to become the boss of you and make yourself stick to a routine otherwise over time you’ll lose your motivation and simply become extremely lackadaisical.
Devise a proper plan on how to search for a job. By creating a plan you won’t just get overwhelmed by your choices and routes you should take. You’ll have a clear idea about where to start and instead of trying to do it all together; you’ll be able to prioritize certain goals.
If you can’t find work for now, then consider volunteering. Unemployment can shake up your confidence level and self-esteem quite badly. So if you can’t seem to find work, then consider volunteering. Voluntary work can boosts your self-esteem and will also spice up your CV nicely!
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