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How to survive a job loss

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If you or your loved one has recently lost their job, remember you can survive this! Many times when people lose their jobs they find themselves frustrated and confused on what steps to take next. Remember that losing a job can be a great opportunity to change your life. Some tips on surviving a job loss include:

1. Don't be so hard on yourself; take a break for a couple of days or weeks; and then start the new strategy.

2. Think about things you have put off - now is the time to enjoy this free time. Remember it doesn't last forever.

3. Be frugal with your spending.

4. Prepare for unemployment benefits.

5. Join a local support group in Houston.

6. Get in touch with friends that might be able to assist you in your job search.

7. Use social media to help with networking including LinkedIn.com and Facebook.com.

8. Start the prepartion of your resume, take a resume writing workshop or hire a professional to help.

9. Treat yourself to lunch with friends and family.

10. Develop a list of the top 20 companies you want to work for.

Many people have experienced job loss in their life. A job loss can result in a great learning experience and an opportunity to spend time with love ones that you could not do before. Take the time to relax and then start reviewing your options. If you need further assistance you may contact http://resumesthatsellyou.com for further information.

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