One thing that we control as I mentioned in my first post is our time. That is very important as we now have no one to blame if we don’t use our time wisely. One of the joys we can take advantage of now is the opportunity to learn something new. This could be as […]
Help is one thing that is hard for many of us to ask. The good news there is plenty of it out there just for the asking. Beyond our family and friends who sometimes we wish would stop helping, there are a lot of people out there willing to help. Former co-workers and others in […]
Employed or not we all should be thankful for living in the home of the free and the brave where we have people who are willing to serve and die so that we have the right and obligation to work in the greatest form of government and the most fruitful economy in the world.
I know right now it is easy to focus only on what you need – a job, income, an identity. That is important. I know the concept of paying it forward maybe a bit cliche in our current situation but karma is a strange thing. Helping others could be as simple as opening a door […]
One of the joys we have when we are unemployed is that we have the time and the need to meet new people. Some of these people will be ones we have to meet, recruiters, HR people, unemployment office workers and the like. Others will be people we are asking for help from in our […]
Warning today may be a long one. It probably should have been joy #1 but yesterday was too nice of a day not to start with it. I promise they won’t all be this long. This joy may seem a bit strange for the unemployed. A lot of times when you don’t have a job […]
Today’s joy is one that is close to my heart in that it involves something I love doing, riding my bike. My joy today is that with no job I have time to enjoy a beautiful day with a few hours riding. Staying physically fit is key to us job searchers as it releases stress. […]