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?
Skills, not spills
Choose a friend or family member (or a stranger, for that matter, as they will tell you what they think, not what they think you want to hear) and tell them what you decided were the best things you’ve done. Based only on this information, ask them (or yourself) what they imagine you’re like. Write down the long list of skills and qualities they come up with. See 7signs.org. uk for some examples.
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.