Last Updated Aug 3, 2011 2:28 PM EDT
Volunteering in whatever capacity can also help you stay active and engaged. "It is a great way to gain new skills to add to your resume or to refresh skills that you haven't used for a while. You will [also] develop a new network who can [help]," says recruiter and author Abby Kohut. So while hiring is still slow in many areas, and job cuts are still a reality, why not help someone if you have time and experience to give?
Here are 3 great ways to get started.
Next up: Helping people look the part
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