PRLog - July 26, 2011 - Looking for a job after being involuntarily let go from a position is difficult under any circumstances. In today's economy — with a national unemployment rate that recently topped 8 per cent — a job search can be prolonged, and the effects can be even more pronounced on your day to day life.
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"It's a big challenge to your capacity to adapt, just like a prolonged illness is a challenge and causes stress on you and your family," said Simon Hudson from Personal Career Solutions, a consultancy focused on giving career advice to existing mid to senior level executives.
When a person loses a job, he or she is likely to experience anger, stress, and feelings of anxiety and depression. Left unchecked, these feelings can become detrimental, hindering their ability to search effectively for a new job.
In short, our natural responses may work against us.
Setting expectations is key to maintaining a sense of hope. Personal Career Solutions are focused on key points to get you back into work. They offer several ways of pin-pointing specific career planning advice that cater to you. Through a personal one on one meeting with your own consultant you will soon find yourself back into work.
“I heard the good news today that I had been offered the post. As you can imagine I am delighted with this outcome. The interview training and advice over the last few months had a significant impact.”
Alastair McDonald – Project Manager – who benefited from career advice.
It may take a while, but your journey will be unique. It will be your own, and reminding yourself that you are the one in control of the situation can be the key to keeping your composure.
At Personal Career Solutions you will gain confidence, more ease and alertness through:
- learning to recognize self-sabotaging behaviors
- gaining tools to manage them when they occur
- effectively dealing with inner conflict
"Looking for a job can be incredibly lonely and at times dispiriting. As a result it is sometimes hard to stay motivated. I found that the support I received enabled me to stay focused, motivated and determined to succeed.”
Jackie Rogers – Marketing Manager –Took the full executive career service that Personal Career Solutions offers.
To arrange a free, no obligation meeting, for help with your Executive career search, visit:
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We offer a bespoke and confidential service to each and every professional that we work with by showing them how to make their assets work harder for them.