who do I want to be as a professional?

Tales from an Unemployed Interior Designer

Now I’m faced with yet another problem (in addition to all those associated with searching for a new position in this economy); if my job is not coming back in any way, shape or form… then what do I want to do and who do I want to be as a professional?

Stimulus Program For Unemployed Designers

Job Stimulus Program For Unemployed Designers – jobs.roanoke.com

With unemployment at a 25-year high, and an estimated 3.3 million jobs lost in the last five months, a leading design software company has created its own stimulus package-providing unemployed engineers and designers with the opportunity to learn valuable new career skills.

The program gives free software licenses, training videos and tutorials, networking, certification and potential job leads to any job seeker living in the United States, Canada or Europe-helping candidates stay current with the technology while upgrading their skills for an ever-changing job market.

Behind The Scenes

Don’t give in to shamefaced cringing and glum, hand-wringing humility

Product Panic: 2009

In 2009 you might be unemployed, like those moguls at the top of the financial food chain, so it’s necessary to look busy, preferably at some advanced and exotic activity. Don’t give in to shamefaced cringing and glum, hand-wringing humility. You’ll be getting plenty of humiliation from crazed market forces, which behave in ways that make no sense to anyone. So why not be out there, zanily extravagant? Are you losing anything the whole world hasn’t lost already? Ask yourself, “What would Maurizio Cattelan do?”

Fit for work?

I was looking up ‘unemployed designers’ and came across this.

Unemployed Anonymous – Support group for recently graduated industrial designers | LinkedIn

Unemployed Anonymous is a ‘support group’ created for and by recently graduated industrial designers from the TU Delft, but hey! we’re all ears for anyone out there who can give a hand or a good tip!

We’re here to share experiences and hopefully also tips on how to get a nice job as a designer after your graduation.