Tag: depression

Self-Care During a Job Search

Today’s guest blog is by Helene Cho, Career and Life Coach, Consultant, Author of Hamster on the Wheel; Cultivating Life Work Balance

“If you only focus on the golden egg and neglect the goose who is laying it, there will be no golden eggs.”

 Stephen Covey in 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (paraphrased).



Looking for a job is often the hardest job you have ever had. For most people, having to be “on” during networking and interviewing activities constantly takes a toll. Read More

When You’re Feeling Down During Your Job Search

It’s common for people who are out of work to experience certain degree of depression.  When we are feeling down and depressed, it can be difficult to manage even some simple tasks in our daily lives, not to mention the more mentally demanding job seeking activities.  This feeling sometimes gets multiplied when compounded by the financial pressure of being jobless.  A natural consequence is an ever-growing dark cloud that hangs over our head that seems to be preventing us from moving forward. Read More