Keep Working When You’re Looking
Talented people who are out of work because of corporate consolidation and financial turmoil have a real challenge: How to spend “free time” in ways that are enriching, add personal value, and further the action in selecting a new career or finding rewarding work. The obvious responses such as pursuing another degree are not necessarily the best and are certainly not the only solutions. Click an item below for more ideas.
Discover or renew something you are passionate about and learn more at www.academicearth.com, where university lectures by leading professors are available on your schedule. Visit your local community center, library or museum – they frequently have free courses and seminars on a variety of topics. Learn a new language!
The BBC offers free online language courses, and has a fun, interactive website filled with videos and games to help you learn. Gotham Writers’ Workshop offers free writing workshops in NYC each month.
Allow yourself to be on fire and informed about something you care about and are interested in.