Break down tasks such as updating your CV, writing a cover letter, looking for jobs, practising interview skills, updating your LinkedIn profile etc and set yourself deadlines. A step by step approach can feel more manageable, keep you motivated and help you regain control. Work with your employment adviser to create a personalised action plan tailored to you. Try to make your goals SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timed) to help you stay motivated. Use this time to make yourself more employable and to improve your job prospects.