Make Unemployment Work for You: 14 Dos and Don'ts

Do focus on the present and live in the "now"

Think about what you can do today to improve your job situation, whether it's buffing up your resume, reaching out to a contact, or doing research on companies you think you would like to work for.

Putting an emphasis on daily positive steps and actions will help you avoid the doldrums that often go hand in hand with unemployment.