What frightens you about your job search? Fear of not getting a job? Fear of getting the “wrong” job? How can you conquer those fears and handle them effectively?
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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…
Somewhere we’ve picked up the notion that selling yourself in a job interview is supposed to emulate the snake oil salesperson from long ago. You know the kind of person I’m talking about. The one that’s full of bluster, talks loud, makes outrageous claims, doesn’t listen to the audience, except to point out that the product will solve every problem. But the claim that selling yourself in an interview should be like this character couldn’t be further from the truth.
In a job search, the resources you have available to you can make all the difference in whether your search is long or short, effective or ineffective, challenging or gratifying.
Here are some resources that are helpful when conducting your search.
When you were growing up your self-esteem was impacted by whether you were picked last for playground games. Now it can negatively be impacted during a job search. What can you do to prevent that from happening?
Your job interviewer is only human, he/she can make mistakes just like you. You don’t have to be fearful of them, especially if you prepare using some of these ideas.