Let’s face it. Job searching isn’t fun.
In fact, it can be downright stressful.
And if your search is taking longer than you expected it to take, and you find yourself having to cope with what feels like personal rejection each time you fail to make the final cut for a job you want, it can begin to really hurt your confidence.
If you feel like your job search is getting you down and hurting your confidence, incorporating some or all of these techniques into your daily routine may provide the boost you need to persevere.
A boost in your self-confidence, even in the midst of a challenging job search, will help you begin to focus on positives rather than negatives.
Confidence brings a brighter outlook on life which in turn reduces stress and anxiety and increases the capacity to recognize opportunities. Simply put, with a boost in your confidence, you might have your eyes opened to opportunities that will improve your employment situation, that you might have otherwise missed when stuck in a dark place of dejection.
Here then are some tips for increasing your self-confidence and in return improving your resilience, flexibility, and tenacity to continue on and find the best new job for you.
Take comfort in recognizing that your self-confidence can be improved!
Work on incorporating these confidence-boosting exercises and practices into your life, a little every day. You will soon find your mood lifting as your outlook on your job search as well as your life in general turns more positive.