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Looking for a job can be a draining experience – both emotionally and for your bank account. You have to update and print out copies of your resume. You need business cards. You have to drive to and from interviews, and sometimes even pay for parking. Not to mention, the costs you’ll incur if you decide to take any classes to better your skill set and increase your chances of getting the job you want. Thankfully, the US government knows just how expensive this process can be and offers many tax breaks for people searching for a job in their current field.
The recent drop in the unemployment rate is a reason to celebrate, but the job market is still tougher than it’s been in years. This likely means a lengthy – and possibly expensive – job search at a time when you can ill afford to be bleeding more money from your bank account. Thankfully, there are lots of ways you can get free job search help – some obvious, others not.
Losing your job is a stressful experience; there’s no doubt about that. But there may be a silver lining to the situation: free time. You finally have the opportunity to get to that to-do list that kept piling up while you were slaving away as a nine-to-fiver. Here are a few tips for making the most of your funemployment.