Creative Ways to Generate Income During a Recession Washington DC
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Creative Ways to Generate Income During a Recession
Alternative Ways to Make Money in a Recession
Ok, so you've been laid off or you fear that you soon will be, the media keeps reminding you how bad the job market is, and you are tired of repeatedly sending out your resume to job openings that you are not really interested in, only to get no response anyway.
The first step of course, assuming you are eligible, is to claim unemployment benefits ; after all, you have been paying for that right through your taxes for the last (insert number here) years.
Beyond that though is the rather important matter of finding a longer term and more viable source of work and income. There is work out there somewhere, but the time you put into seeking traditional employment and going to one dreary job fair after the other may be better spent in getting creative in your approach. Here we suggest 10 ways to find work and make money during the recession.
1 Social Networking
People always used to tell me that getting a good job is about contacts and networking. The only problem was, I didn't know a whole host of people in the industry in which I wanted to work in and furthermore, being rather shy and introverted, I was never especially good at networking. However, this was back in the not too distant past when facebook and twitter were just words with little meaning. Social networking sites have not only made it easier to stay in contact with friends, they have also made it easier to seek out people within the industry that you want to wo...