What’s happening in your job search, is it moving forward or does it seem stalled? How can you get it on track in a positive direction?
You’ve done your investigating to locate job opportunities, applied for ones where you feel you fit, diligently participated in interviews, and now have offers to respond to…Who do you trust to make that decision for you?
Failure is a part of life. If you haven’t failed at anything, you have to ask yourself if you have tried anything truly challenging…truly risky. Many individuals that achieved outstanding success also encountered devastating failure along the way. Does the loss of a job make you feel like a failure?
The unemployment figures are staggering. Job prospects are bleak. Job listings are dismal. Is there reason to hope? Is there reason to believe that you can survive, that you will have a future? The answer is a resounding, “Yes!”
They say the best time to get a new job is while you still have a job. They say employers are more interested in having someone that is current working. “But I’m not currently working,” you say. “I’m currently unemployed and have been for several months. What hope do I possibly have?”
Is it possible you might have an inflated ego & think more highly of yourself than you ought to? How could that affect your job search & what should you change?
During your job search, you may sometimes find yourself asking the question, “Who would hire me?” And when you do, remember when Christ chose his apostles…
Perspective makes a world of difference, doesn’t it? As you get older, you can see conflict and struggle in a better perspective and as momentary events that are blips on life’s radar. That may be true with your job search also…
You are God’s workmanship. You are created for good works. You are to be about this business wherever you are, in whatever else you are doing. Even when unemployed? Even when unemployed! This is how it can happen for you…
God is a God of change. He wants you to change. He wants you to grow more to be like His Son. He wants you to see more of how He works in your day-to-day activities. He wants you to see how He works even through unemployment. See how that can happen for you.