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Tips for Singaporeans: First steps to helping yourself out of unemployment

Tips for Singaporeans: First steps to helping yourself out of unemployment

Being unemployed for a long period of time can be devastating to a person's sense of self-worth and cause unrest to one’s assurance in supporting oneself or loved ones. Thoughts like: “Am I that bad that nobody wants to employ me?” “How will I pay for my bills and support my family?” “Could I have made a wrong decision in my career path?” tend to plague one’s mind. They can even cripple you with fear to refrain from taking actionable steps and helping yourself. The longer you're out of work, the more anxious, insecure or depressed you will tend to feel. And let’s be real – typical advice like “you have to stay positive” and “don’t lose your confidence” especially coming from those who HAVE a job, start to annoy you more than you actually think it’s helping you. The most important thing you can do for yourself in the midst of unemployment, is to try your best in focusing on ...

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