How you handle the first 10 minutes of your workday can largely determine how productive and effective you’ll be the rest of the day. Getting off on the right foot isn’t just important with relationships. It’s important with the start of any workday, as well — particularly busy ones. The first few minutes at the office can be the most stressful because there’s a level of anxiety about what you may face. It takes greater self-awareness, a positive mindset, and self-discipline each workday morning to counter what feels like negative gravity pulling you down as you face overwhelming demands.
Job hunting can be downright demoralizing. You send out resume after resume without getting anything in return. Why didn’t the hiring manager like what they saw? Did they even see it?
It’s easy to fall prey to job desperation…
Staying positive is often easier said than done.
But, if you follow these five simple steps, you’ll be well on your way to achieving a better attitude about life… and you will achieve personal and professional success.
When we’re happy at work, we are more productive. When we’re more productive, we smile more. When we smile more, we make others more happy and productive. When we make those around us more happy and productive we’re seen as leaders. When we’re seen as leaders, we receive recognition… maybe even get promoted.
And we receive recognition and get promoted, we’re happier at work!
We talk a lot about the importance of customizing resumes for each application and establishing a solid online presence. Over and over, we cover effective job search techniques and job interview best practices. In fact, as job seekers, we pretty much obsess over every little detail involved with finding meaningful work.
What don’t we talk about enough? We don’t discuss – anywhere near enough – the baseline expectations recruiters have of every candidate