Month: April 2011

Persistence and Job Search

Many job seekers, especially those who have been out of work for awhile, experience a sense that “nothing is working.” They may feel they have “tried everything” without success.  The temptation is to give up. But if you want and need to work, quitting your job search is not an option. Instead, it’s more productive to find ways to stay strong and motivated in the face of discouragement and rejection. Read More

The Importance of Self-Belief During Job Search

When you apply for a job, you are asking a perspective employer to believe in you.  That leap of faith will be much more likely if you believe in yourself. Self-belief is critical to your job search.  It creates a confidence that comes through in every encounter, allowing you to effectively sell yourself and get hired.

Many job seekers are at a time in their life when they feel deeply insecure. Read More