Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster of Job Search: Frustration

frustrated-businessman-louise-garverThere are many frustrations that surface during a job search, and you will most likely encounter a few, if not many. Don’t let frustration get the best of you and stall or derail your search. It’s hard not to take rejection personally, or to understand why a recruiter hasn’t called you back. The key is how you manage your emotions. Your ability to cope with these frustrations will dictate how successful you will be in not only overcoming them, but also in reaching your goals.

Most executives looking for a new job opportunity or major change in their career are likely to experience frustrations from time-to-time. You can surmount these frustrations and persevere by implementing some of these techniques into your job search, moving forward with a positive attitude, and a lot of patience.

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Louise Garver

Louise Garver

Louise Garver, part of ExecuNet's team of Coaches and Career Strategists, is a career industry expert for executives, has a successful 30-year history as an Executive Coach, Resume Writer, Branding and Job Search Strategist, with recruitment and corporate management experience along with 13 career-related certifications, a master's degree and post-graduate certification in career counseling. Executives work with her to capture their brand message and clearly, consistently and effectively communicate it in their career documents and communications. Louise is co-author of Win Interviews! The New Must-Have Game Plan and her work is featured in over 20 career publications.

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