9 Job Hunting Resources for the Unemployed
Are you unemployed? Regardless of why you’re currently job hunting, the good news is you have options! Instead of letting worry and stress overcome you, focus your time and energy on a few resources that will get you back on track. Keep reading for a few places to start.
In addition to the helpful blog posts we’ve written about job hunting, here are 9 resources for unemployed workers, from employment law and insurance for the unemployed to help with your resume and potential job interviews:
- Unemployment Insurance at the US Department of Labor: This government website provides everything you need to know about unemployment insurance, if you are eligible and what your next steps should be if you are. It is a complicated issue and requires a little investigation.
- Unemployment Handbook: Have questions now that you’re unemployed? This website provides helpful articles about identifying unemployment scams and more. Here’s an especially helpful article about 6 immediate ways to manage a job lay-off.
- HG Legal Resources: It’s important to know your rights as an employee. Learn all about employment law here, including social media rights in the workplace, minimum wage laws, non-compete agreements and more.
- Top Ten Video Resume Tips For Candidates: This helpful article details everything you should be sure to include in your video resume.
- Job-Interview: Prepare for job interviews with this sites’ guides, mock interviews and lists of potential questions. You might also want to check out this article on Business Pundit to keep an eye out for questions that can raise red flags for you during the interviews.
- Unemployed Workers: Keep up with all the latest unemployment news with this websites’ articles about important legislation and more.
- How to Survive Without a Job: This eHow article gives you a step-by-step guide to surviving while you look for a new job.
- Best Interview Strategies: Want to take a break from reading? This site has all sorts of helpful videos about topics like “Interview Dos and Don’ts” and tips for writing a cover letter.
- I Just Got Laid Off Survival Kit: From standard advice like, “Update your resume,” to more surprising suggestions such as, “Read a book,” this article helps you look for $100k job opportunities.
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