For fresh graduates, the months of unemployment can be a crucial time period, especially when you see classmates start climbing the career ladder right after graduation. But for someone who has been working non-stop for years, it can be a breath of fresh air, a time to unwind and to relax. Of course, it can also be boring and infuriating during the long hours of the day when you have nothing to do.
When you’re not busy submitting resumes and looking for good companies, the temptation to be a slob and a professional couch potato is hard to fight. That’s why it’s essential to do more than just to watch TV and surf the web all day. You can’t possibly be attending job interviews every day, so of course, some days drag on longer than they should.
However, being unemployed doesn’t mean you just have to watch the hours tick. When you have so much time on your hands, the only thing left to do is fill them with activities that can lead to a fruitful unemployment. [Read more…]