Given Today’s Job Market, What Should I Do?: Advice given by Corporation Associates during the 2009 Graduate Student Round Table
If you are unable to find a position in this current economic environment you should use the time to broaden your experiences and enhance your skills. This could mean doing a postdoc or in some cases two postdocs. You can work part-time and do a postdoc simultaneously but be patient. The job market is just like the weather, it will change.