I remember many years ago, looking for a job and feeling frustrated. It was either send out more resumes or take a day off and go to the beach with a friend. I went to the beach, feeling a little guilty about being a slacker.
But the next day, I received a job offer and I was so glad I hadn't spent the day at home stressing. I could start my new job with a tan. Of course, today's job market is completely different and people are spending months out of work. But that experience gave me the idea for the topic I wrote about in my Miami Herald column.
I'm curious to hear your thoughts. If' you are in the midst of a job search, do you give yourself time off? Do you think it's possible to spend too much time on a job search?
Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/07/20/v-print/1739494/laid-off-but-working-hard-its.html#ixzz0uKdcNb7D