Why confidence is your key to successful job search

Why confidence is your key to successful job search

People often ask me, “What is the key to successful job search?” Is it the best resume? An optimized LinkedIn profile? Great interviewing strategies? Research into available jobs? An outstanding network? A strong cover letter? All of those matter, but key to successful job search is confidence.

It isn’t very different than the rest of life. Success in your career, your sports, your life in general is tied to your level of confidence. While you need the tools (resume, LinkedIn, cover letters, interview strategies, research, networking) to be successful in job search, without confidence you will not project the reason to be hired.

If you don’t seem like you can do the job or don’t seem like you think you can do the job, how will you convince anyone else?

The key to successful job search is confidence

You need to project confidence in every facet of job search. Your resume must resonate with how you can do the job. Your LinkedIn profile must showcase your skill sets and success stories to attract readers. Your network must know you are confident that you will be a valuable asset before they refer you to people who can help you reach your job search goals.

The problem is that when you are looking for a job, you probably feel the least confident than any time in your life. Even if you are already employed, it is easy to lose confidence that you will win the next role or promotion. If you are unemployed or underemployed, you fight even more issues as you struggle to find the right fit for your talents.

One of the things I work on with clients is ways to see their value and understand what they are bringing to the table. Be confident! You’re on your way!

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Julie Walraven

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