Having employment is an important part of life. It allows you to use your talents and provide for yourself and your family. You may find yourself looking for work when you are unemployed, recently graduated from schooling, looking for greater satisfaction in your work situation, or not making enough money.
Looking for employment can be challenging, and you may feel unsure, anxious, or inadequate. Heavenly Father is aware of you and interested in all aspects of your life, including your employment. Turn to Him. Ask Him for help and take hope in trusting that the right job opportunities will arrive for you.
Regardless of why you’re looking for a job, most job seekers will benefit from working on the following skills:
- Preparing for interviews
- Building a successful résumé
- Finding job opportunities
Look at the resources below to get help with each of these items.
If you know someone who is looking for employment, you might ask them how you could be most helpful. Show them compassion and seek to understand what they are experiencing. When you know someone who is looking for work, it can be a tremendous opportunity for you to rally around and minister to them. You can find ideas for how to help here.