How Can You Make Your Search A Little More Fun?
A positive mindset is directly connected to your ability to succeed, so start enjoying your job search today! no one ever said all aspects of your search had to be painful but many executives make it appear that way and it shows. Like other fun activities, if you make your job search enjoyable you’ll spend more time doing it thereby increasing your chances of success. the first place to start is with making your job search work area more fun! Add color, motivational quotes, cartoons and music to your environment so every day you get a shot of cheeriness. Consider a work area that has windows and is bright and vibrant. As you plan your search strategies ask yourself how you can make this a little more fun? everyday clip out a job search comic and share it with others. Perhaps you can create a job search competition against another executive or design a personal scavenger hunt for your next networking event. One great idea is to score each day like a baseball game with different activities worthy of a single, double, triple or homerun. Play against another executive and create a weekly “World Series”! You may consider fun questions to ask others just to keep things light, playful and interesting. Humor, when used at appropriate times, can break down barriers and build rapport. use it wisely. Since “fit” is the number one criterion of most employers they are often attracted to candidates they perceive as fun and enjoyable to be around.