Oh Good Point (OGP). SO. Let's wrap this up. (We usually chat on gchat in real time for ten minutes, but with this new thing we're having a conversation very slowly, over hours, and that has resulted in longer responses from each of us, which, great, but it also seems to have eliminated all jokes, which will not/cannot stand.) So basically, if I understand correctly, what we're saying is: There is no script for when your friends are unemployed or looking for work. Help where you can and if you can, listen, be encouraging, provide some real talk if necessary. I feel like all these are all basic rules for friendship, but it's nice that the basic rules for friendship aso apply in this more specific situation! Rules! So great, so universal.