I have been there once, in the 1980s, facing the worst economic recession, with no credentials, no experience, and little skills. What should a newly minted graduate job seeker do to boost possibilities today?
The water heater switch malfunctioned, and we needed an electrician to fix it. We found one and I took a morning off to wait for him. He turned out to be a most interesting individual I shared a good conversation with, while he switched out the damaged switch for the new one.