The soon to be released jobs report for May is expected this Friday. It’s also expected that it will not be the ray of hope some had hoped for. Use metrics such as this to understand that while maintaining a strong, repetitious strategy for your search also means that patience will be key in knowing that success will not happen overnight. Use this time to continue to get to know new people. You don’t always need to have an agenda when meeting casually with a contact. This article in Yahoo! Finance talks a bit about the upcoming report.