Searching for a job since long time may create depression and doubles the troubles times. If it is a recession time it will be a tough job to find a new job. It is important to have patience at this time and search for the suitable job. Tips for the people who have been searching for jobs since long time.
Broaden your job search: May be you have refused some jobs when the market is in boom because of the reasons like relocation, job profile, difference in responsibilities etc. Now consider the opportunities you got earlier and you may find good one.
Design a plan: Create a daily and plan and search for jobs. Allocate some time which you will spend on job searching and be focused towards your job search. There may be fewer jobs and more candidates to apply for these jobs. But be focused to the jobs you applying.
Do network: Networking also important along with the job search. You may increase your social connections through old collegues, school friends, teachers, professors and other friends. Enroll with a professional organization to get job alerts regularly.
Search for a freelancing job to survive: Sitting idle doesn’t give you anything and better to search for a temporary job until you get the right opportunity. It will not only help you to being busy but also help you to earn some money along with adding some experience.
Sell yourself: Now you have plenty of time. Use it for improving your communication skills and updating with latest versions on your skillset. You can utilize this time to complete certifications and courses you have always wanted to do, but could not, due to lack of time when you are on job. You can mention the same in your profile to fill the time gaps.