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Cut costs, the first thing to do when you find yourself unemployed, is to look for areas in which you can cut your expenses now, this doesn’t necessarily mean that one should stop everything, but merely lessen or look for cheaper alternatives. Expand employment opportunities; your number one priority is to look for another job. Rather than searching for a similar position, take the time to really assess your skills.
The mere fact that you were let go indicated that something is wrong- either industry isn’t demanding your skill anymore, or you’re not as marketable as you think. By simply adding another skill, you can enlarge your circle of opportunity. For example, an accountant who brushes up on his or her selling skills has more leverage than the usual salesperson, given their knowledge of numbers. Get out there, this includes attending job fairs, joining job websites, or even consider contractual or part-time positions. The lesson is doing be ideal when looking for a full-time job.