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?
Going round in circles
Look at the One Big Thing template with three overlapping circles on it (you can download it from 7signs.org.uk). Filling it in will remind you of what makes you different from the next person competing for the same job as you. Use it to pin down the job you really want, produce a personal statement, write a CV and prepare for interview. Here are some useful steps to follow:
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.