We let schedules and other people’s agendas drive us. The media makes our decisions for us. Friends tell us we should be looking for a particular kind of job. We don’t have our own agenda. We don’t listen to our own dreams. We don’t really know what we are about. But we don’t need to be stuck here! See how you can get unstuck…
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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?
It’s easy to get your life out of balance, especially when you’re feeling the pressure of being unemployed and being totally immersed in a job search. But what else can you do?
If you’re looking for a new job, how do you know which is the right job to pursue? Where do you look for inspiration and direction? Maybe it isn’t so much where you search, but how you search that will make the difference. Is your thinking on right?
You may have said or thought, “There’s my neighbor. He was out of work only two weeks before he got a new job…I’ve been out for months, and still haven’t found one! And he doesn’t give a thought to the things of God, while I am trying to live as God desires. Just doesn’t seem right!” How should you change your focus?
Do you ever get the feeling (even in a job search) that you are caught in the western culture rat-race, stuck on the proverbial merry-go-round? You work five days a week, collapse in front of the tube most evenings, spend the weekend working around the house, shopping, occasional recreation, and worship at church on Sundays.
Do you find it challenging to stay focused for any period of time on tasks, or discussion, or even prayer? Those specialists that study human factors tell us we are constantly trying to find the balance between boredom and creativity.
Your job search may be like that. When it goes on longer than you think it should, you can lose your focus and skip doing some of the things essential to being effective. So what’s the answer?