8 Things To Do When Unemployed

Some people feel bored to death unlike those who enjoy the period when they are unemployed. Though unemployed for a long period feels like a curse, a short span joblessness gives you the best opportunity to enjoy life. It acts as a refreshing phase that prepares you for the challenges of life once again.

Clean your house:

When you are busy with a job you hardly get the time to clean the mess of your house. Clear the cartons that are lying useless, the old newspapers that have piled up and do a proper dusting of the entire house. It is quite exhausting and helps you save money too.

Enjoy your hobby:

The best time to enjoy doing your hobby is the time of unemployment. If reading books is your hobby, you can visit the nearest library. If you love watching movies, keep browsing the television channels. If you love cooking, try some easy but different dishes.


You can explore your country. Visit new places by availing cheap travel packages. It will help you save money while have a refreshing trip.

Meet friends:

Once you join a job you won’t have enough time to meet friends. Socialise as much as possible. Invite people for tea parties. This also helps you experiment on new recipes that you have come across.

Learn a skill:

The best skill to learn is to take up some cookery classes. Trying the dishes learnt in these classes keep you busy and happy. These classes give you a purpose to remain busy. They keep you busy while keep people around you happy by feeding them new dishes.

Get into shape:

Work often leaves you with minimum time for workout. Use this time and join a yoga class or aerobics class. You can also join some dance class. This will make you feel happy and light while you lose flab.

Strengthen your professional skills:

You can use this time also to hone your professional skills. If you are into the management stream keep yourself abreast with the new changes taking place in your field. Read newspapers and magazines to learn about the new happenings in the world as now you don’t have colleagues as sources of information.

Keep looking for new jobs:

You never know when you may hit the right employer. It feels terrible sometimes when you see money flowing out with not even a penny crawling in. Use this time to keep an eye of job opportunities so that you don’t miss out on the good ones.

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Written by Ranja

A book editor and a content writer, my first love has always been to write. I'm also a romantic at heart and love dwelling in my own world of imagination.

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