Being laid off can be a personal disaster for a prepper family. Everyone knows about what a contest it is to get a job. To get a job, job applicants need an edge. This article discusses some possible ways for job applicants to get that edge, if they are ever laid off in the future.
Job applicants should apply for jobs that have a favorable ratio of applicants to openings. That and other information is in the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Job applicants can move to where there is a favorable job market. Such a move is easiest for young, single people.
Job applicants can take jobs that require them to do what not everyone is willing or able to do. They can be willing, for example, to travel, work overtime, or even work the night shift.
Job applicants can apply for sales representative jobs in areas that will allow them to draw on their area of work expertise.
Job applicants can apply to work for organizations that are closing down. Its workers will be jumping ship and creating temporary openings. While working in these temporary jobs, job applicants can apply for permanent jobs.
Job applicants should consider lower level, part time, or contract work. They should check out The Work Buzz. Especially if this work is related to their careers, such jobs look better on resumes than do employment gaps. While working in these jobs, job applicants can keep applying for higher level, full time work.
Job applicants might have employment agencies place them in jobs. Here, for example, are Baltimore area employment agencies.
Job applicants might take college courses occasionally. College courses will make them lifelong learners, and that will impress potential employers.
Job applicants must learn to manage their stresses. If they burn out, they won’t be any good to themselves or their families.
Job applicants could volunteer. They will not only help others, but also they will help their careers.
Job applicants can attend virtual job fairs. Doing so will save them much time and money.
As an anonymous writer once wrote, “Every new day is another chance to change your life.”