underemployment

Tips For Job Seekers

Tips For Job Seekers

With a masters graduation ceremony and a licensing exam on the horizon, I spent nearly 2 months in a warehouse. Walking briskly down musty aisles picking out clothes and accessories for online orders, daydreaming about the best-selling novel I’d never write, interacting with co-workers with limited education and/or English skills – I spent my days wondering how I ended up here.

We cannot talk about workplace mental health without dealing with the reality of the job market – which is that some people are underemployed (high skilled workers working low paying jobs), precariously employed, or between jobs and unemployed.