Archive for January 2010

Unemployment vs. the Job Search

After a few months doing contract work for my most recent real employer, I’m back in search mode, and—unless something extremely unexpected happens—back on unemployment. Collecting unemployment is, in some ways, incompatible with a good job hunt.  First, you must have three legitimate job contacts per week.  The majority of these contacts will, most likely, […]

Welcome to the Job Hunt Guy Blog

Greetings, soon-to-be loyal readers, and welcome to the Job Hunt Guy Blog. Over the coming days, I plan to offer advice, pointers to resources, and a certain amount of whining amusing anecdotes to help take my mind off the search. Unless, of course, I get a job.