5 Job-Hunter Tips Through The Holidays

Glassdoor
holiday party networking job search
holiday party networking job search

By Meghan M. Biro


Unemployment refuses to drop below nine percent, which means real unemployment -- counting all the people making do, juggling multiple part-time jobs and the people who've given up on looking -- is probably much closer to 15 percent. This reality, for those of us struggling to make ends meet or to find a job, makes it difficult to be grateful. When you're in survival mode, it's pretty tough to step back and reflect.

So, should we be grateful for a job these days, or merely relieved? Should we express that gratitude to a boss? And if we do, will it be viewed as sucking up?