Posts Tagged ‘hope for your job search series’
When Your Job Hands You Lemons, Make Lemonade
You’ve heard it. And when it comes to your job search, you’re likely sick of hearing that horrible, chirpy cliché: “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade!” Right. You probably feel more like squeezing out the lemon juice, throwing it in the eyes of the last potential employer who rejected you, and adding a handful…Read More
If You Think a Criminal Record Means You Can’t Get a Job, Think Again!
Okay, you did a bad thing. But you’re not a bad person, are you? And you deserve a job. The problem often is convincing other people that a criminal record doesn’t define you. You might actually be surprised to find out that a good many companies completely agree with that. Eric Mayo is a motivational…Read More
Can Creativity Really Help Land That Job?
Have you ever thought about getting a little crazy with your job search? You know, it just might work. If you’re down in the dumps, thinking that you’re never going to get a job, think about this. On behalf of the website, CareerBuilder.com, Harris Interactive conducted a survey of over 2,000 human resource professionals across…Read More
Can You Really Make Money Doing What You Love?
You’ve heard it said over and over—figure out what you like to do, and then find a way to make money doing it. But is that always possible? Or are you just going to end up going broke? Think of it this way—if you don’t have a job right now, you’re heading out into the…Read More
3 Examples of Why You Should Never Give Up On Doing What You Love
If your job search is getting you down, let me give you three very good examples of why you should never give up pursuing your dream job. 1. Stephen King Who hasn’t heard of Stephen King? Can you ever imagine him struggling with rejection? Believe it or not, he did. In fact, before he sold…Read More
5 Tips for Not Letting Your Job Search Get You Down
Being unemployed can make anyone feel depressed. You can easily end up feeling worthless, scared, lonely, and rejected. You question yourself and your talents. You may have even thought you were indispensible. This is all normal—but not helpful. So what do you do to keep these perfectly natural emotions from paralyzing you? Stick to a…Read More