Starting over in a new city can be very daunting. This is especially true if you don’t know anybody in the area that you’ve relocated to. This challenge applies to both finding a new job in a new city, and also to making new friends in a brand new city. However, making new friends is probably the easier of the two challenges. On a scale of one to ten, making new friends would rank a 4, while getting a new job would rank a six. So definitely finding a new job is the tougher of the two challenges. Making new friends is not always easy. People tend to make best friends very early on in life. This means if you’re the new boy or new girl around, it may be quite challenging to find your way into a new clique.
A good place to make friends though, is always at work. If you’ve relocated, then you are bound to meet new people at work. So that is the answer to the first of the two challenges. If you have a job in your new city but you’re struggling to find a life outside of work – start by making friends at work. From that starting point your circle of friends will grow and before long you’ll be painting the town red with all your buddies. As mentioned, it is much harder to find a new job in a new city, if you’re starting completely from scratch. The first point of departure is to check all the local newspapers. Just go through the want ads. It sounds like a pretty uninspired approach, but what works, works. And this really is the most simple and effective way to find a job. You can approach the want ads method the traditional way, this is by hunting through newspapers classified sections. You can however also approach the want ads method in a more modern way. There are tons of classifieds on the internet. Simply find the best online classified website for the area you’ve relocated to. If this method doesn’t work for you then you can always try making money online with your own website. There are tons of ideas for selling products over the internet. If you can’t find a job, then this is a great way to empower yourself and become self employed.
A friend of mine tried this and started a website that ended up being a huge success. He started off by selling online pregnancy test calculators and this idea expanded into what became a fully stocked online pharmacy. He finally ended up selling all kinds of pharmaceutical products such as weight loss tonics, various medications at discounted rates, and all kinds of products that you’d normally find at a pharmacy. The idea expanded so far that he eventually started doing blood pressure tests online as well! His online website became so successful that he could hardly believe himself that he started off with the modest idea of selling pregnancy test calculators.