If you are in between jobs, unemployed, or looking for that perfect work from home business, consider professional resume writing as an option. Truth be told, there are hundreds if not thousands of resume writing services out there. But as the job market is showing signs of life and unemployment over the next few years is anticipated to drop, millions of currently out of work professionals may require resume help and advice.
But no matter what sort of business you decide on, know that you have options. Check with your state or local government because there are many government programs out there for the laid off and unemployed worker who wants to start a business, even a virtual business. Check with the Self Employment Assistance Program in your state. New York, Maine, New Jersey, Delaware, Oregon and Pennsylvania are a few states who offer such programs.
Many of these government assistance programs are created to help you support yourself by launching your own business. They are designed to assist displaced workers build a business that will contribute back to the state economy and creating jobs. If you have ever dreamed of starting your own business, your layoff could be the catalyst for making that dream come true. Turn over every rock you can and check with your local chamber of commerce for any small business grants or business assistance programs that you can take part in.