How to stop feeling helpless in your job search

Stop feeling helpless in your job search! Too often you struggle in your job search from competing voices and the inability to decipher the best direction to take to achieve your goal of a new job.

Feeling helpless is common but you can avoid it

Frequently, job seekers think that they should do this job search thing by themselves. After all, it used to be simple to get a job and then get another job. However today, jobs are much more complex and so is the art of finding them.

You would think with all the resources available, people would have no problem landing their next role.

The abundance of free resources and advice on the web is part of the problem. Too many voices and whose advice do you trust? You can choose between suggestions from well-meaning advisors but none of them are walking in your job search.

How I help job seekers find their own path

I recognize that the strategy I use for one job seeker may be totally wrong for the next job seeker. I also understand that feeling helpless is part of what we have to overcome to create career happiness. Desperation makes it hard to see a clear path.

Your solution to your next job is not the same as your neighbor, your husband, or your best friend. The best solution for you is to maximize your focus on the things you love to do. This creates a search for the right job for you not one tailor-made for someone else.

As I analyze what a job seeker loves to do and what scale they want to do it, I can fine-tune their resume, writing a compelling LinkedIn profile, and teach them how to find the best solution for their goals.

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Julie Walraven, Design Resumes

Julie Walraven

Professional Resume Writer

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