Like many, I have been in the unfortunate situation of abruptly finding myself without a job. I don't mind telling you, in the moment, it's a completely demoralizing experience. When this did happen to me, there were a few steps I took so I could move forward productively:
1) I was gracious -- I thanked my employer for the opportunity and offered to expedited any needed transition. Why was I so nice? I don't believe in burning bridges... see more
I was unemployed for about 5 months in 2015 and very unsure about what I wanted to do next. I was spending 50-60 hours a week researching and applying to jobs. It took a while but I found a great job and it put my career on a new trajectory.
But burnout is real even when you're unemployed and I was worn down. Here are my tips for treating yourself with kindness while you're unemployed now that I'm on the other side of it.
- Set daily time... see more
Hey guys how is everyone doing? Anybody have a bad day today and want to talk about it?
If you going though something and it gets hard don’t give up keep pushing the dark days won’t last to long
This quote is for anyone who is feeling hopeless or stressed because things are just not falling into place. Keep going, you are STRONG!
How is everyone doing on this good Friday? Do anyone have any thing they would like to share about their day today? If you would like to, let me hear it. It does not matter if its good or bad ... LETS VENT!
Reflecting on Dr. King today, I am hopeful that he would be proud of the support people give each other here on Jobcase.com. Three Dr. King quotes that I think really sum up what I love about this community:
Hard work: “No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat... see more
Had a bit of a set back yesterday. I somehow stumbled backwards while moping my vanity area. That metal piece that separates the carpet from the tile got me good. Now I have this huge hole in the heel of my foot. Yesterday I was feeling some type of way and was like why my foot again. 2 years ago I found out I had Arthritis in that same foot. It hurts so bad when inflammation kicks in but I'm determined,nothing like this is going to win,I'm the... see more
Our vision is that Jobcase can be a modern union movement in support of workers. We begin by building a platform of tools and foster a community that supports one another. We then leverage this to amplify your voice, put data behind it, and bang on C-level doors to reclaim capitalism to work for all. We got your back. This op-ed printed in Fast Company magazine today is just the beginning. CEO's are starting to talk about valuing... see more
- Time management
- Ability to work under pressure
- Customer relations
These are all skills that I mastered as a worker in the #FoodServices industry throughout the years. Consequently, these are also skills that I use in my current job every single day! Though I still work nights as a part-time bartender for some extra $$ (gotta love student loans!), I spend my days working here at Jobcase as a Community... see more