Motivation and confidence

How Building Resilience Can Help You to Land your Next Job

Resilience is a sought-after skill in today’s job market as it can help you navigate successfully work environments that are constantly changing. However, although it is a key employability trait, most job seekers lack it or do not know how to showcase resilience. Too often, we focus our attention on documenting and describing our task-based …

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Tapping into Your Support Network is Key to Getting Your Next Job

During our first meeting, “Tom” sat across from me looking sad and dejected. Everything about his demeanour indicated a lack of confidence. Once I had his trust, he told me that he’d been avoiding his friends and family for the previous six months, because he was ashamed of being unemployed. As an ex-footballer who was …

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How Positive Psychology Can Give you an Edge in Today’s Job Market

Whether you have first-hand experience of unemployment or have supported someone through it, you know the devastating impact that being out of work can have on mental health and well-being. Work offers us a reason to get up every morning, an opportunity to interact with our colleagues, and gives structure to our days. It provides …

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