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    • How to use a Survival Kit:

      1. Gather the Items listed in the kit
      2. Print out a cute listing of the contents so that the recipient knows what each item is for.
      3. Place the items in a baggie
      4. Print out the topper, fold it over the top of the baggie containing the survival kit contents and staple it shut

       Please note that Most of the survival kits listed have free printable toppers available to print here.

    • Unemployment Survival Kit

      Unemployment Survival Kit


      It’s not the end of the world! Hold your head up, keep a positive attitude and don’t give up. You will get through this. Take it a step at a time. Breathe. Losing a job may actually turn out to be an opportunity to land a better job or a new career You CAN and WILL find another job.

      Payday – so you always have a paycheck

      Crayon – so you can “draw” strength from the people who love you

      Peppermint Patty - You are worth a “mint” to your family and friends

      Highlighter – to help you zero in on your talents and “highlight” your skills and experience

      Pen – to help you update and polish your resume

      Fireball – to give you the extra strength to check newspaper ads, job fairs, online sites, local job service offices and employment agencies for job openings

      Smile sticker - changing jobs can be a good thing

      Snickers bar - Don’t let your “emotions” take over

      Heart - Spend an afternoon doing something that you “love” and that gives you a sense of satisfaction

      Hugs and kisses - Losing a job is never easy, I am your friend and I will
      ALWAYS stand by you

      Kit Kat - Now's the time to make the most of this “break” from work

      “Special” chocolate - because you’re special to me

      Tea bag – so you can relax and catch up on your sleep

      Flower - Take the time to “smell the roses”, kick the leaves and be good to yourself. Taking a couple of hours each day for "you time" is a valid investment in your mental and physical health

      Wiggly eyes - Don't close your eyes to any opportunity, consider the possibilities

      Chocolate - Treat yourself from time to time

      Stick of gum – stick with it and be patient, the position that's just right for you will show up

      Candle - to remind you there is a light at the end of the tunnel

      Smarties - Believe in yourself and your choices, and enjoy your
      accomplishments and relationships

      Eraser – to remind you that each new day is a new beginning. Keep getting up in the morning. You will find another job. Remember, you have skills!

      This could be the best thing that ever happened to you!!!

      Created by Pam


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