· Tell everyone that you know that you are unemployed
The more the number of people who come to know about it, the better will be your chances of getting a referral. You should tell the people in your network about the kind of job that you are in search of and also about your skills and somebody would assist you in securing a new job
· Tighten Your Belt and cut down on the expenses that are recurring
When you become unemployed abruptly, you will have to make adjustments in your budget to an extent. This can mean that the small luxuries that you used to enjoy like wireless internet will no longer be in your budget.
· Be Open to Opportunities
Many people that lose jobs often find other opportunities that are less paying. Most of the time you have to make a decision on whether to keep looking or take the job. However, sometimes those low-paying jobs can provide you with a platform to get as much as you used to get. Low income is still better than no income at all.
· Rework Your Resume
When job losses happen suddenly, chances are you had not worked on your resume as you were not expecting the change. You need to rework your resume and get it ready for applying for a new job.
· Keep Yourself Sane as well as Productive
After taking all the measures above, you might feel better about trying. However, with time the psychological effects of unemployment will begin to show on you.
Keep yourself productive and active. You can do this by maintaining a schedule. You can start a morning jog, exercise, and learn a new activity. There are many tutorials on different things available online and this is your chance to learn…now that you have the time.