•Social media is an interesting medium of communication, you can utilize your socials by changing your profile into a professional account.

•Volunteering gives you a chance to learn new skills.

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Interesting things to do while unemployed

Unemployment can be hard to deal with especially when those close to you are always busy.

Sometimes you are unemployed by choice when you want to try something new and others are unemployed due to a lack of jobs.

Nevertheless being idle is not an option, this is the time to look into the things you enjoy doing or try new skills that you may have or not.

Here are some of the interesting things to do while unemployed;

Social Media

Social media is an interesting medium of communication, you can utilize your socials by changing your profile into a professional account.

Employers are up-to-date and therefore this would be a chance to improve your socials into attracting employers.

If you are into creativity, you can do content creation this will keep you busy and also improve your audience.

Do volunteer for projects

The goal is to make sure you are not sitting at home being idle. Volunteering around your neighborhood will help you network with people and it might also open up chances for you to get a job.

This will be a great experience for you to include in your resume. Volunteering may not have money benefits but helping the less fortunate is a noble thing to do.

Freelance jobs

A freelance job might not be the best job ever but it can help you get that extra cash that you may need.

If you are looking to cover a job gap that you have on your resume this will work out perfectly for you.

This can be a job that you may want to do before you find the job of your dreams.

Research

Research and book classes to learn new skills, this comes in handy whenever you have nothing to do.

Such skills include computer programming, creative writing, and digital marketing.

You can get to network with people of the same mind as you this will open up opportunities for you.

Network

Networking is a really important aspect of life especially when it comes to job searching. This is one proven method that always works out only if you are positive and your attitude is right.

When you go for networking events ensure to be ready to communicate and have a positive attitude while going in.

Every day when you step out that’s an opportunity to network you never know who you might run into always be ready with your business card or something that identifies with you.

Stay updated

When still searching for a job you should ensure to be knowledgeable and up to date with what is happening in your current industry.

In that, when you get an interview with the company you’ve been looking forward to, you’ll not be clueless about what has been going on.

This will be a good look for you to the employer as you are informed, it shows dedication and passion for what you like to do.

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