Are you afraid of the unknown? Does stepping outside of your comfort zone frighten you? How are you going to eliminate your fears?
Knowledge is power!
With that, I share with you the posts from this week that address many of the fears that become major obstacles to job seekers. Have you ever heard yourself say any of these things?
How do I start a conversation with someone I don’t know?
I’ve only worked for a large company, I don’t think I want to work for a small one.
Video interviews…are you crazy? I can’t do that!
The following posts should help provide some insight to make these easier!
How to Start, Maintain and End A Conversation With A Stranger by Tim’s Strategy
15 Conversation Starters for Your Next Event by Jacob Share on Personal Branding Blog
Tips to Help You Prepare for Your Video Interview from WetFeet
The Wall Street Journal reported that 42% of employers are using video interviews…don’t be caught unprepared!
How to Overcome Seven Career Limiting Behaviors from Elephants at Work
Seven Keys to Switching from A Big Company to A Small One from Harvard Business Review (This post is an old one, however, it applies to you today as much as it did when it was written last year)
And finally, to shake your thinking up a bit, Seth Godin’s post “We’re All Weird” demonstrates his out of the box thinking (and promotes his newest book)! If you aren’t familiar with Seth, oh, please, you need to read some of his work.
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.