Here's the problem.
There are way too many people out of work and way too few jobs to be had. As a result, many people are looking into alternative ways of generating money outside of a traditional job they have relied on in the past. Home-based businesses are a great option for people who are out of work, since they generally require minimal start-up cost, operating costs are very reasonable if anything at all, and most are extremely flexible. If you have not thought about looking in to a home-based business venture at this point, I would suggest that you at least consider it.
It really just makes sense to dedicate some time to researching this option. Some say that looking for a job is a full-time job, but that does not mean that you need to sit in front of a computer or looking through qualified ads all day. With more people being let go from their jobs each day and joining the ranks of the unemployed, that's that many more people you have to compete against that limited number of jobs. If you need a job to take care of your family, then do what you need to do first, but realize that you do have options and that your misfortune could be a blessing in disguise.
Have you thought of that? I know it is hard to remain positive when everyone around you is feeling the crunch of hard economic times, and the media is constantly bombarding us with all the bad news, but hard times for the nation or the world does not need to mean hard times for you. Smart people are staying focused on the positive right now, creating and looking for ways to seize opportunities. Understand your circumstances are really determined by the way you think and the actions you take each day. The you today is the culmination of what you did last year, last month, last week yesterday and few minutes ago when you decided to read some articles. The you today is also a reflection of your thoughts and the way you think in general.
Many people will find an opportunity today that meets their needs and choose to take action, while others wake up, do the same thing they did yesterday, and lay down at the end of the day wondering when things are going to change for the better. I say try something different today. What harm can be done, really? Or do what you did yesterday and will probably be doing tomorrow and just hope that something changes. I do realize that this may sound a bit like a pitch, but so be it. I am convinced that people really need to consider their options and for some they just need a little push.
So go ahead and do something different.