There are some simple steps you can take for yourself and tasks to try out on your own.
They’re pretty straightforward.
What do you have to lose?
Start building your own ladders
By knowing what you’re looking for and having your personal statement prepared, you can make your own luck and build your own ladders towards your goals. You may not be approached in the street but you could bump into someone useful or a friend might mention something or you might see an ad in a shop window. Be on your guard for an opportunity. Make a note of where you might look or ask around.
The 20 Next Steps for Jobseekers feature in the book I'm Ready - 7 Signs that show you're right for the job. Described as 'vital, real and embraceable' where 'a profound belief in people shines out of every page', its story of a group of jobseekers who work through the seven signs and the 20 steps listed here will inspire unemployed people and their friends and supporters about how much everyone has to offer.