Many people who lose their jobs experience feelings of shock, anger, disbelief, and fear. When we become unemployed, we lose the security that we normally take for granted. Having a job gives us a sense of belonging, a place to go, something to be a part of, and meaning in our lives, as well as providing means to live. Even if an individual resigns from a job, he or she still wonders, "Did I make the right decision?" and "Will I find a new position quickly?" All of these feelings, combined with income loss, can take a tremendous toll on one's self-confidence.
The longer a person is unemployed, the more difficult it becomes to build the psychological and emotional desire needed to seek employment, get job interviews, and consider offers. If you get discouraged, there are steps to follow to discipline yourself so that you can focus on securing a new position.
Five important aspects to remember in your job search:
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