16 results for tag: Louise Garver


Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster of Job Search, a Series

Do you see what’s missing in the picture? You’re right if you said the angel on his right shoulder. When one is out of work and looking for a new job and having a tough time of it, that angel on the shoulder – the one who whispers reassuring, ...
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Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster of Job Search: Isolation and Depression

Most people think that introverts are the only people who need or want to isolate themselves. Truth be told, when stress hits job seekers—introverts or extroverts—the tendency is to want to be left alone. Isolating yourself often leads to a vicious circle ...
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Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster of Job Search: Battling Self-doubt

Anyone who has been through a job search knows it can be grueling whether it lasts a few months or even a year. The entire process can be a mental and emotional roller coaster, leaving your self-esteem somewhat shaken. How do you overcome this feeling and ...
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Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster of Job Search: Staying Motivated

Job search for most people is tough and twists the emotions of even the most steadfast executives. It’s been said that people experience emotions similar to death after losing a job or while in career transition: Shock, denial, guilt, anger, and depression. ...
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Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster of Job Search: Managing Anger

Most executives have experienced negative situations at some point in their career. These adverse experiences can turn into anger. Focusing your energy on anger weakens your job search abilities and can make you feel like a failure despite your qualificatio...
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Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster of Job Search: Conquering Fear

What negative thoughts loom across your mind when you are in the middle of a job search? Fear is a natural emotion that surfaces during job search. First, let’s take a quick look at the circumstances that can evoke fear when you are in the middle of a ...
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Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster of Job Search: Frustration

There 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 ...
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Building Relationships With Hiring Managers

You've heard it time and time again, networking is the most effective way to find a job. But how do you differentiate yourself/reach out from the others using common outreach techniques such as attending professional events and utilizing social media to ...
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Communicating Your Brand through Online Networking and Social Media for Job Search and Advancement

As an executive, your time is valuable and opportunities to pursue personal goals can be limited. However, in today's social economy, developing, optimizing, and continuously maintaining your social network is critical to your professional reputation, your ...
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Top Industries for Executive Job Seekers

Executive job seekers possess a breadth of operational and leadership skills that can be applied to a diversity of industries. Perhaps you are interested in enhancing your skills set or maybe your current industry is one of those dying breeds affected by the ...
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Getting Interviews, But Not Job Offers? 7 Strategies to Improve Your Results 

Here’s the good news – if you’re getting interviews, your resume is doing its job – assuming you’re getting interviews for the types of positions you want. But what you do before, during, and after the interview can increase your chances of getting ...
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7 Tips for a Compelling Executive Bio

Executive Bios take branding to another level, linking an executive's softer skills to their value proposition in a way that isn't possible to emphasize in a resume. To clarify any confusion around Executive Bios, let's look at a few points: Purpose: ...
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