Self Confidence: Unemployment and Your Job Search

Mon, 17/09/2012 - 16:36 -- nick

This article from Solve Your Problem could really help you get back on track if you feel your low confidence is getting in the way of looking for a job.It gives a number of ways round the problems of looking for work and lacking confidence, from simple changes of attitude to counselling, and has a good understanding of how it is easier for some to be confident on paper than in person.

How can I bounce back after a sacking?

Mon, 17/09/2012 - 16:27 -- nick

Being fired is one of the facts of working life, and it can happen to any of us. If it happens to you, the first thing is to be sure of why. Was it a personality clash? Did you hate the job and show little enthusiasm for it? Were you just out of your depth? Reassuring yourself of the reasons and coming to terms with that is a key part of bouncing back.

Shy jobseekers: overcoming the barriers

Mon, 13/08/2012 - 11:46 -- nick

Richmond Solutions have written this excellent blog on how to deal with being a shy jobseeker. If you're the kind of person who doesn't like networking or meeting people face to face, the advice below could be useful. It may seem like the jobseeker's world is made for people who like going out and shouting about their fantastic qualities, but there are ways in to work for those with a more reserved character too.

Job Loss and Unemployment Stress

Mon, 16/01/2012 - 17:59 -- nick

It’s normal to feel hurt, vulnerable, or angry after losing a job. The good news is that despite the stress of job loss and unemployment, there are many things you can do to take control of the situation and maintain your spirits.
You can get through this tough time by taking care of yourself, reaching out to others, and focusing on your goals. Losing your job can also be an opportunity to take stock of your life, rethink your career goals, and rediscover what truly makes you happy.

Building Self-Confidence - Preparing Yourself For Success

Mon, 16/01/2012 - 17:50 -- nick

Self-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect of our lives, yet so many people struggle to find it. Sadly, this can be a vicious circle: People who lack self-confidence can find it difficult to become successful.
The good news is that self-confidence really can be learned and built on. And, whether you’re working on your own self-confidence or building the confidence of people around you, it’s well-worth the effort.

10 Ways To Instantly Build Self-Confidence

Mon, 16/01/2012 - 17:47 -- nick

Self confidence is the difference between feeling unstoppable and feeling scared out of your wits. Your perception of yourself has an enormous impact on how others perceive you. Perception is reality — the more self confidence you have, the more likely it is you’ll succeed.
Although many of the factors affecting self confidence are beyond your control, there are a number of things you can consciously do to build self confidence. By using these 10 strategies you can get the mental edge you need to reach your potential.


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