What do you say when you’re out of work?
This month, the Harvard Business Review blog featured advice from Priscilla Claman, President of Career Strategies, Inc., a Boston-based firm offering career coaching services, regarding how to “tell your story” when you are unemployed. It is a great quick read with some useful tips and links to topics such as how to keep positive and leverage social media for your career search as well as how to answer some of those tough interview questions related to your current “out of work” status. If you have more time to delve deeper, she also contributed to the book, the HBR Guide to Getting the Right Job. It is full of suggestions for how to define your career path, compete in a fiercely competitive job market and land the right job for you.