Wait, what? How can I do that? Larry Stybel at the Harvard Business Review tells us it's possible. You could be fresh out of college or newly unemployed, but Stybel tells us we can beat that old Catch-22: "You can't get a job without experience, and you can't get experience without a job."
Recently laid-off Chicagoans, this is for you: Julie Sullivan at the Chicago Work-Life Balance Examiner writes about what to do as soon as lose your job. The article is hyper local so you can find all the resources right here in Chicago.
From the Wall Street Journal:
Google the phrases job hunt and black hole and you'll turn up 55,700 results. The reason for this confluence of terms, as any job hunter will tell you, is that applying for a position increasingly involves two phases.
From contributor Eddie Lakin
I'm kind of an old pro at being unemployed.‚ You kind of have to be in the restaurant industry;‚ places go out of business pretty often, personalities clash, sometimes you even do something stupid yourself and get sent packing.