Category Archives: unemployment

Should Joel Ewanick Always Be Job Hunting?

The point is that everyone, no matter what level, should always be job hunting, always be thinking of a plan B should the job you have suddenly disappear. Even the mighty can fall. Continue reading

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Guest Post Part III: What is a ‘Job’ Today?

One morning, tired of the traditional approach and with nothing left to lose, I put on a suit, commuted down the hall to my home office-studio and hired myself.
It wasn’t so much that I “formed a company with me as CEO,” as much as I stopped thinking of myself as “unemployed” or, even worse in my book, “retired.” Continue reading

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Guest Post, Part II: What Does a Job Mean Today?

By the time I returned home late that night, my life and those of about 1,000 of my former colleagues had been dramatically altered. Our company had eliminated our jobs. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Welcome to Transition Nation or What Does Working Mean Today?

As a downsized executive who’s gone from a long-term corporate earner to a freelancer stringing contract jobs together into something resembling a livelihood, I made a sudden and stunning connection to these guys. Were these “networking” laborers really so different from myself…? Continue reading

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Guest Post: Don’t Be Thrown By a Career Setback

Tony and I do the blog GuysandGoodHealth.com, writing about men, health and eating there. This post ran on that blog but is relevant to AlwaysBeJobHunting.com too and so we are rerunning it here. At the beginning of my career I … Continue reading

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Guest Post, Part III: Facebook Job-Hunting and Finding a Job

The biggest hurt of all that I won’t ever fully understand is the lack of response from potential employers. Continue reading

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Guest Post, Part II: Using Facebook to Find a Job

I talked to anyone and everyone, asking them to pass on my search and earn someone a few quid. I spent a great deal of time in between odd jobs working on the campaign and it really was quite exhausting. Continue reading

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