Decide what you must have in a job in terms of minimum salary, working conditions, duties, etc., and don’t accept a position that does not meet your requirements as long as you are eligible for unemployment compensation. Instead of settling for a job you hate, why not use unemployment compensation to fund your go at freelancing, consulting or other professional service businesses?
Four more great reasons to be come a freelancer or consultant: 5. Be treated like a valued professional. 6. “Write” your own employee manual. 7. Improve your negotiations for a full-time job. 8. Tend to your children and other family obligations.
Four great reasons why you should start your own freelance or consulting practice: 1. Earn money. 2. Create immediate employment. 3. Create a continuous work history and eliminate periods of unemployment. 4. Explore and expand career interests.
Is “career transition” a desirable euphemism for “unemployment” or is there a real difference between the two concepts?