unemployment

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.

Reemployment in Later Adulthood

Reemployment in Later Adulthood

Losing your job is a most discouraging experience. Those of us who have ever had to go through this can attest to the difficulty of having to deal with such bad news. Job loss can happen unsuspectedly to anyone at any point in their career, but surely, the feelings of disappointment would grow for those of us who have been with a particular company or working in a particular field for a long period of time.