Whether you expect it or not, losing your job always leaves you shaken up and doubtful about your future. When, on top of that, you know you’re going to be dealing with a very hard labor market, things can get pretty scary.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pummeled the U.S. economy and led 47 percent of the workforce to apply for unemployment benefits. In times like these, job hunters need to maneuver correctly and take the right steps to get back on their feet. Knowing exactly what to do can be tricky, though, so here are some ideas to organize your life if you’ve recently been laid-off.