How can you suffer from work life imbalance when you’re out of work? Trust me, it’s easy. When you’re in career transition, you’re under enormous pressure to work, work, work. Send out more resumes, search through more job listings, reach out to more networking contacts. And in a competitive job market, you rarely get positive reinforcement or a sense of accomplishment.
I was talking about this issue with Tevis Trower and she thought it would make a great topic for her Life Works column on WebMD. Read my tips on work life balance when you’re out of work on WebMD.
And if you’re clinging to a job that you hate until the economy improves, here are some tips on maintaining balance and staying sane in that horrible, very bad job.