This is a continuation of my previous blog post Physical Aspects Of A Job Search Part 1, which discussed your diet, sleep, addictions and, personal hygiene. In today’s blog post we will cover exercise patterns, and your time management.
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The physical aspects of your job search involve taking care of your body so that it will be able to handle this stress-filled endeavor. What you eat and drink, your personal hygiene, your sleep and exercise patterns, and even your time management are all important to maintaining your health in order to conduct a rigorous job search campaign.
The mental side of your search is just as challenging as the emotional. You need to stay sharp so you can speak knowledgeably and confidently during interviews. Yet, it’s difficult when you’re not working in your area of expertise.
Dealing with the loss of a job, or the decision to make a job change, is an emotionally challenging and draining time. It’s one of the most significant stressors you’ll face. So when you are emotionally spent, don’t be surprised.
The technical aspects of your job search are all about the details. These are the activities necessary to make your search effective and efficient.
Only you can decide what skills and abilities best represent what you have to offer and the direction you desire to take in your job search. Your search should reflect you.
You are a unique individual. Your work history is as unique as you are. It follows that your job search should reflect your uniqueness as well. While aspects of your search will be similar to that of others, other aspects will be yours alone.
Job searching at its best can be very complicated, and if you’re conducting your search correctly, there are a lot of things to keep track of and manage, such as…
Job hunting can be such a challenge, especially if the process goes on for weeks or months without results. It’s easy to understand why you could start feeling discouraged…
You’re looking for a job…you’ll send out resumés, and go for interviews, is it really necessary to have an elevator pitch too?