Six tips to get out of the unemployment rut
1. Keep up with your contacts
When out of work for a while, some job seekers stop sustaining their networking activities; they may be tired of repeating their story, or asking about opportunities or referrals. But networking is the single most important thing a person looking for a new job should be doing.
You need to persevere; always take the opportunity to talk with people, in a positive way, about your job search and what you'd like to be doing.