How to Energize Your Job Search for The New Year

After searching for a job for months, going to various interviews, and waiting for the call that never came, it's easy to want to give up. You're most likely tired of getting rejected or being almost hired. It's frustrating and takes a toll on your mental and emotional health.

We’ve all been there. Applying to jobs, any job, in the hope of getting a phone call. It’s frustrating. It’s mind-numbing. It takes a toll on your psyche.

The job search process has been taking its toll on individuals, especially in recent years, but the basics haven’t changed. Employers are still looking for people who can do the job and be a good fit within the organization. The good news is that searching for a job is not impossible. If done correctly, you can manage your job search with a minimum of aggravation.

There are times in even the best of circumstances (not counting pandemics!) when quality candidates have difficulty getting noticed. Searching for a job can take longer than expected. It’s hard to get up every day and stay positive not knowing if your actions are moving you towards your goal. So, I wanted to address some of the ways you can get the job search train back on track and moving forward with a different attitude.

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Moving Your Job Search Ahead During the Holidays

For many people, the holiday season is a great time to relax and have some fun. However, as a job seeker, you may not want to allow yourself this luxury. So, rather than take a break, you can intensify your job hunt this season.

In fact, the holidays are usually a great time to move your job search ahead as the competition tends to be less. Fewer people continue their job hunting this season.

This then raises the question, "how can you move your job search ahead this holiday season?" In this article, we'll be giving you some useful tips on how you can do that.

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