Holiday Job Searching

If you’re unemployed or underemployed, the holidays can be far from cheerful.  Fortunately, there are a wealth of resources that can help you cope. Here are just a few things that I’ve run across recently.

Katherine Brooks of Psychology Today wrote an excellent blog post about surviving the “Holiday Job Search Blues.”

CareerCast’s Tony Lee outlines why you should use the season to intensify your search, rather than taking a break.

If you’re interested in temporary seasonal employment, About.Com highlights some of the most common jobs.

And an article from TheWorkBuzz.Com provides tips for “overqualified” job applicants.

And of course, the library’s Job and Career Education Center (JCEC) has a variety of books that might re-inspire you –

 

101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times











Make Job Loss Work For You
Make Job Loss Work For You: Get Over It and Get Your Career Back on Track











Rebound
Rebound: A Proven Plan For Starting Over After Job Loss











Surviving A Layoff

Surviving a Layoff: A Week-By-Week Guide to Getting Your Life Back Together












Suddenly Unemployed: Encouraging & Practical Steps for Finding A Job











Landing on the Right Side of Your Ass
Landing On the Right Side of Your Ass: A Survival Guide for the Recently Unemployed











We Got Fired!
We Got Fired! And It’s the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Us











As always, this is just a sample of what’s available. Please feel free to chime in with your favorite books, websites, and other job-searching advice.

-Denise

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