Posts Tagged ‘job search’

Dealing with Job Loss or Death of a Loved One? Being in the present moment is the key to inner peace and happiness

Saturday, March 13, 2010 12:26 7 Comments

By Ellen Brown
When we’re dealing with difficult life transitions like job loss or the death of a loved one, it’s not uncommon for us to focus a little too much on the past and the future. We may ruminate about the day our supervisor delivered the bad news. Or we may obsess about how we’re [...]

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Job Loss: Focus on Your Strengths and Successes to Rebuild Your Confidence

Monday, March 1, 2010 17:24 4 Comments

By Ellen Brown
There’s no doubt about it: losing your job can crumble your self-confidence. While that’s not always the case, it’s often true whether you were fired or laid off, due to company downsizing.
But the problem is this: if you need to search for a new job, having a crisis of confidence can get in [...]

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Dealing with Job Loss: Joining a Career Club Can Help You Boost Confidence During Job Search

Thursday, February 18, 2010 9:31 1 Comment

By Ellen Brown
I work with a client named “Sarah,”* whose friend thinks she’s “crazy” for joining a job club. “Why would you want to hang out with a bunch of unemployed people?” she asked Sarah one day. “Isn’t it depressing?”
“Actually, the people in my group are great,” Sarah told her friend. “They encourage me and [...]

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