Unemployment Survival Kit


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It’s not the end of the world! Hold your head up, keep a positive attitude

and don’t give up. You will get through this. Take it a step at a time. Breathe.

Losing a job may actually turn out to be an opportunity to land a better job or a new career
You CAN and WILL find another job.

Payday – so you always have a paycheck
Crayon – so you can “draw” strength from the people who love you
Peppermint Patty - You are worth a “mint” to your family and friends
Highlighter – to help you zero in on your talents and “highlight” your skills

and experience
Pen – to help you update and polish your resume
Fireball – to give you the extra strength to check newspaper ads, job fairs,

online sites, local job service offices and employment agencies for job openings
Smile sticker - changing jobs can be a good thing
Snickers bar - Don’t let your “emotions” take over
Heart - Spend an afternoon doing something that you “love” and that gives

 you a sense of satisfaction
Hugs and kisses - Losing a job is never easy, I am your friend and I will

ALWAYS stand by you
Kit Kat - Now's the time to make the most of this “break” from work
“Special” chocolate - because you’re special to me
Tea bag – so you can relax and catch up on your sleep
Flower - Take the time to “smell the roses”, kick the leaves and be good

to yourself. Taking a couple of hours each day for "you time" is a valid

investment in your mental and physical health
Wiggly eyes - Don't close your eyes to any opportunity, consider the possibilities
Chocolate - Treat yourself from time to time
Stick of gum – stick with it and be patient, the position that's just right for you will show up
Candle - to remind you there is a light at the end of the tunnel
Smarties - Believe in yourself and your choices, and enjoy your

accomplishments and relationships
Eraser – to remind you that each new day is a new beginning. Keep getting

up in the morning. You will find another job. Remember, you have skills!
This could be the best thing that ever happened to you!!!

Submited by Pam
Group Co-owner of Yahoo group Funkits


Compliments of www.Budget101.com Liss Burnell 1995-2005

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