10 confidence boosting tips to help you back to work

Mon, 17/09/2012 - 17:52 -- nick

Tip 1 of 10

Spend some time each day doing something you love to do and surround yourself with people who'll support you with your job hunt.

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Write a sentence or make a list of things you like about yourself and are proud of. Put the list somewhere that you'll see every day, like the fridge.

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Think of your main goal, what it is you'd really like to achieve, and remember that every day of your job search is a step closer to your goal.

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Let go of any negative feelings during your job search. Try to learn from your mistakes and move on.

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Searching for a job is not easy. You might find yourself feeling confident and happy one minute, then sad and disappointed the next. It's important not to give up - you're not a quitter!

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Always believe in yourself and your abilities. You could be the ideal employee for a company - you just have to find the right one.

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Remember, your job hunt is the perfect time for you to find the right position for you. This is a great opportunity for you to find a job that will really make you happy.

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When you're looking for a job, it's easy to find excuses not to do things. But sometimes it's good to step outside of your comfort zone. It'll make you stronger and more confident in the long run.

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If someone makes a negative comment about you, try your best not to let it get to you. You understand yourself better than anyone, don't let other people influence your own opinion of yourself.

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Keep yourself busy. If you treat your job search like a full time job, with breaks for lunch and coffee, then you'll never feel like you've wasted a day.

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