Six tips to get out of the unemployment rut
2. Devote time to searching
Succeeding at anything takes practice, hard work, and of course, time. When job seekers have been out of work for an extended period of time, they may fall into the habit of focusing time on household projects, hobbies, or other non-job-related activities.
If you are trying to land a new position, devote the energy to make it happen. Establish goals, carve out the hours, and make the job search your priority.