Working toward income goals.

If you have been laid off, what can you physically work on that will support your efforts to meet your income goals?

Here are two ideas. First, take a part time job. In his book “Winning”, Jack Welch writes that employers are more willing to hire people who are already working. A part time job also eliminates gaps in your employment history, keeps you in a routine of going to work, and could give you up to date references.

Secondly, start exercising. When you are healthy you will look and feel more energetic. That energy will transfer over to your interaction with interviewers and help you stand out from other candidates.

 
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