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Essential tips for what to do when unemployed. From: http://www.WhatToDoWhenUnemployed.com

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  • Unemployed
    What to Do When
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  • Introduction
    • Losing a job stinks – I know! Despite the negative emotions, it’s important to keep positive.
    • The following are some tips to help you shore up your finances and focus your job searching efforts where they will yield the best results.
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  • Reduce Expenses & Get On a Budget
    • Trim or eliminate unnecessary expenses (Starbucks, eating out, ATM fees, late fees, etc.)
    • Set a reasonable budget for your other expenses
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  • Reduce Expenses & Get On a Budget
    • Set up the envelope system
    • Allocate your budgeted amount in cash to an envelope for each budget category
    • When the cash runs out, no more spending in that category until next month!
    • This is a great way to manage spending for discretionary categories like groceries, entertainment, eating out, etc.
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  • Sell Stuff to Raise Cash and Eliminate Debt
    • Sell your extra unused or unwanted stuff on Craigslist or Ebay
    • Sell financed appliances, furniture, or vehicles to eliminate the debt associated with them and replace with cheaper options you can purchase with cash
    • Debt will drain you dry financially, so it’s important to eliminate it any way you can
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  • Earn Extra Income
    • Consider doing side jobs around your community such as cleaning pools, household repairs, mowing lawns, etc.
    • Freelance online through websites such as Odesk or Elance
    • Or . . .
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  • Earn Extra Income
    • Start an online business from the comfort of your home office. Many people are making very good money doing it!
    • Requires very little knowledge to get started,
    • little to no financial investment,
    • and you don’t need a website or domain name!
    • Build your business from home in your spare time.
    • Check out the website below for more information.
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  • Network Like Crazy
    • Only 4% of job seekers find jobs through websites like Monster and CareerBuilder according to a recent survey.
    • Find your next job by exercising your contacts, such as a family, friends, past coworkers, associates, etc.
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  • Network Like Crazy
    • Expand your network of contacts by:
    • Volunteering for charities
    • Attending local community mixers
    • Doing free consulting work for local businesses
    • Attending adult education classes
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  • Keep a Positive Attitude
    • Above all, keep a positive attitude! Employers like people who are positive, and you don’t want a bummed out attitude anywhere near you when you’re networking or talking with prospective employers.
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