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Welcome to How to Be Jobless. Sorry about the mess. If you’ve never been here before, take a look at the About page, or watch the video for a general idea of what you’ve wandered into: This video started as … Continue reading

Guardian G2: How unemployed young people see the internet

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When you’re unemployed, the world doesn’t look the same as it does for everybody else. Ads are taunting you, price tags are mocking you. If you have ever wondered why a jobless young person opens a seemingly harmless website and sighs, sobs or swears, read on – here’s what they’re seeing.

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Grad Scheming (3): New Year’s Revolutions…why young people need to fight for change

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NEW VIDEO: How to Be Jobless – The Journey to Jobfulness

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My Week in Joblessness (14): A job interview at the Guardian: expectation versus reality

Published 13/9/2013 on GoThinkBig In the last week of August, the universe decided I wasn’t so bad after all, and threw me a bone. Two, in fact. In my largely bone-free existence, this was a boney landslide. The first was thrown … Continue reading