Don’t Go Broke While Looking for a Job

Clever ways to impress without straining your already-strapped wallet

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In this economy looking for a job can take months. If your job search is a result of being laid off, it may be wise to cut back on expenses. Although this is the logical step you must be aware of things that you need to have versus your wants. Brazen Careerist highlights some areas you shouldn’t cut back on especially during your job search.

1. Professional (and casual) clothing: Nice threads can seem like a luxury when you’re unemployed, but prioritize proper interview attire. It’s worth paying for casual clothing, too; you never know when informal moments (cocktail hours, etc.) might lead to a business card or interview. Make sure your pants aren’t ragged and your button-down has some pop left in the collar.

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