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4 Ways to Volunteer During Your Unemployment


When was the last time you volunteered? Was it last Christmas? That philanthropy project your frat organized? Can you even remember?

Hopefully you know that volunteering is a year-round endeavor and spans the full gamut of service. What you might not know is that volunteering can also get you back on your feet and on the fast-track to that job you had your eye on.

Volunteering while you’re unemployed can help your job search. Here are a few things you can do now…

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“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”
- Albert Einstein


“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”

- Albert Einstein

A Bad Job May Be Worse Than No Job At All For Your Mental Health


We often hear stories of well educated people such as college graduates and doctors and lawyers dropping dead from heart attacks doing bad jobs due to being humiliated into taking bad jobs when the poor economic conditions make it hard to keep up the promise of full employment for the well educated. Sometimes we hear stories about the more enlightened among the crowd of the well educated who are unemployed but who are lucky enough to have some money anyway taking off in the middle of the night to interesting places like Thailand to avoid the humiliation and pain of just hanging around at home in the states, of course if there are no kids at home to take care of.

Reactionary critics of this enlightened approach to unemployment often insist any work at all is better than not working and blast those who can be seen escaping to other worlds on a 747 late in the evening as being worthless cop outs. A new study shows this assessment of interntional jet setters who are out of work but lucky enough to have some money may not be exactly fair since bad jobs can simply be bad for your mental health and poor mental health is of course associated with poor overall health… (Read More)

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