Individuals who completed rehab may face challenges when searching for a new career. These challenges can get in the way of successfully landing a job. Gaps in employment, criminal records, and discrimination against individuals in recovery are some obstacles they may face in finding a job.
These obstacles can be distressing, but they shouldn’t stop anyone from finding the perfect job that will accept recovering individuals. In this article, we will give you tips on how to get a new job after completing your rehab.
These simple tips can help you land a job that will help and support your recovery along the way.
Create a Creative Resume
Re-vamp your old resume. Organize all your impressive experiences and include your most recent job. Incorporate all the skills you learn from rehab to show you improved your skills. If you don’t know how to create an impressive resume, watch a tutorial online or ask a family or friend.
Evaluate All Your Job Experiences
Assessing your past experiences can make you realize all the skills you gained. These skills are crucial in landing a job and impressing the HR team.
Establish What You Want to Achieve in the Future
Where do you want to see yourself in the future? Setting your goals can make your job search easy. You can create a plan based on our future goals.
Find Your Passion
Apply for jobs that require your skills. Look for a job that you can consider your passion. A career that you are passionate about can make your day-to-day fulfilling.
Read the Job Description
Making sure that the job you are applying for wouldn’t cost you a relapse is important. Ensure that all necessary information is included in the job description.
Use Your Resources
Sometimes, the job that you want is just a call away. Connect with your rehab alumni. Ask for their recommendation about job openings that supports recovering individuals.
Taylor Recovery will provide support throughout your recovery journey. We can also help you find a new job after rehab. Our goal is to support every individual throughout their recovery journey.