It is wonderful to know that if you are doing a job search you can find help at the local unemployment office.
When you are on a job search go to your local unemployment office. The office will have employees who know about jobs, a lot of jobs, in a lot of industries. There will be employees whose job is to help you find a job.
Sometimes when people are looking for work, they are discouraged. This is because of the expression, “It is not what you know, it’s who you know.” If a person does not know anyone, that expression can be depressing. But, there is encouragement close at hand.
Think about it. Sitting in an office somewhere, Monday through Friday is a person whose job it is to find you a job. There is a person who needs to help you find a job so she can keep her. If she helps you get a job, she can get promoted, or get a raise. That means you have the ability to know someone who knows what you need to know.
Early in your job search, make an appointment to see an agent at your local unemployment office. This is an important step. Companies located near your local office, which means near your home, give listings of employment opportunities.
Be encourged, you don’t have to do it alone.
Most unemployment offices are full-service job search partners. When you stop by the unemployment office there will be an employee on staff to review your resume, They will be able to suggest job openings you should apply for, and give job search advice. If you are an older job seeker or changing careers, there are services for you too.
Many offices have weekly or biweekly meetings where you can share job opportunities or tips with other job seekers. This is a particularly good feature. It is good because looking for a job can be a hard and lonely pursuit. It is nice to meet with people who are also looking for jobs and may find something that is beneficial to you. Hearing other people share stories of failure and success may also help you emotionally.
One of the best parts about the services offered by the local office is that they are free of charge! This is a great example of things paid for with our tax dollars. This means that even if you are on a tight budget, you can get all the help you need. The free help you get at the unemployment office will help you, no matter where you are looking for a job.
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In conclusion, it is wonderful to know that if you are looking for work you can find help at the local unemployment office. So, the question for you this wonderful day is, when was the last time you visited your local unemployment office?