Need to vent and kill people because you have no luck finding work?

Dark Knight Massacre James Eagan Holmes

It broke my heart to read the recent tragic news about a Neuroscience graduate in the US with no previous criminal record who shot 12 dead and injured many more. The senseless attack was spurred by depression and frustration at being unable to find employment anywhere except at McDonald’s.

The human brain is fascinating. It could bring you amazing results and cause enormous impact on how others perceive you if you get it right, but it can also cause very serious problems.

I have met many people who question their abilities, who feel depressed, flat, worthless and down and have lost confidence in themselves after numerous rejections. I am often asked things like “Is there a resume secret that gets interviews which I have no access to?” or “Do all the best jobs go only to the people within the insider group?” and so on.

The truth is the more confidence you have, the more likely it is for you to succeed.

The beginning of everything starts from your inner self-belief and self-understanding. Your success is actually in your own hands.

Of course, knowing how the job market really works will automatically help you clear out your confusions and eliminate your self-doubt and put your mind in the right mode to work on a comprehensive solution to reach your goals.

Below are some tips that may help you

  1. You need to identify what is right for you, focusing on your interests, goals, and priorities.
  2. Learn what the organization wants and how to emphasis your attributes and past experiences to fit those needs.
  3. Understand how to connect and reach the decision maker who controls the jobs you want.
  4. Build a level of unbeatable confidence with a strategic plan and follow the job search process step by step with straight disciplines
  5. Talk to family and friends whoever is ready to listen, or engage professionals to give you advice.
Remember, the worst thing you can do is nothing.

Trilingual Career Coach & Recruiter with experience across Europe and Asia Pacific. She is also a speaker for workshops on resume writing, job searching tips, and interview techniques. She travels frequently but you can stay in touch with Eleanor via

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