So you’ve been laid off from your job. The price of everything, including gas, food, and insurance, seems to be on the rise. You have the mortgage to pay, kids to feed, and a retirement to plan. How can you possibly afford to pay for job hunting expenses on top of it all?
Yes, it does cost money to find a job, but it doesn’t have to deplete your savings. Here are 8 tips on how to keep your job hunting expenses to a minimum:
Reduce Expenses By Getting Free Help
1. Utilize Social Media and Free Job Boards
Many people find jobs using social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. In fact, in a recent survey, approximately 15% of people found their most current job through social media. Best of all, it’s free to use these tools as long as you have access to the Internet.