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Achieve Your Goals - A Quick Guide

Wed, 18/01/2012 - 12:51 -- nick

Setting goals is vital to maintaining momentum when you’re looking for work. If you’re standing still you’re losing ground to those people who are making progress. The most important thing is to keep going, no matter what.
Here are some things you can do to make this happen.

Staying Motivated

Tue, 17/01/2012 - 15:34 -- nick

Finding yourself out of work leaves you drained in two places, morale and motivation. Your self-esteem is damaged and you find yourself wondering if there is any other job out there for you. After the initial reaction of being unemployed, your mind kicks into gear and you start the journey to finding a job, hopefully your ideal job.

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.



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