How to handle job search pressure as a fresh graduate

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A plan helps you attain and appreciate small daily accomplishments which are a driver to greater achievements.

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Earning your first diploma, degree or your masters degree comes with a profound sense of pleasure and delight. As a fresh graduate, your happiness, great expectation and the disposition to face the future may be shattered by job hunting. With the current employment trends and increased rate of unemployment, securing a job is not easy. Stepping up to fit in calls for readiness and plans as discussed on below easy points for master.

Build a plan
Job hunting is daunting at times. Creating a plan is of great essence to you as a job seeker. Before going hunting one makes the quiver and arrows ready. Landing a job may not be easy and juggling in the jungle is expected. Little accomplishments come within your plan and that keeps your motivation and makes job search easier for you. Your goal is to earn a job, not sure how long it may take. A plan helps you attain and appreciate small daily accomplishments which are a driver to greater achievements.

Stay abreast 
Identify your interests and what you want to achieve. Your end goal is not to get any job but the job of your interest. Writing your interest down will help and drive you to your goal and be more focused on the type of job you want. You will be able to attain what falls in your talent and build a career which falls under your passion. Don't miss the path, stay abreast to your career interest.

Create a life balance
People spend more time on keyboards, photocopiers and dropping documents for job applications. Life balance is as important as job applications. You will need a break after a pipeline of job interviews and innumerable job applications. Taking a break will help you assess yourself, attend to personal commitments and make a plan for next steps. 

Seek emotional support
The job search may be detrimental at times. One may start feeling inferior and that's why having a mentor or a colleague to guide and support you helps much during the search. While seeking emotional support, be clear and honest with your mentor or colleague on the status of your expectation. This will help them understand you better and plan with you. Emotional support will boost your mental health, your well-being and help in overcoming your fears. 

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    Adin | February 07, 2020 19:53

    Nice work

    Kasule | February 06, 2020 08:25


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    Quinter | February 04, 2020 18:50

    so educational

    Sarah | February 04, 2020 15:41


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    Musasizi | February 04, 2020 09:55

    Thanks alot for this piece of advice

    Paul | February 03, 2020 08:45


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    Sharifu | February 02, 2020 06:05

    It's very much encouraging

    Namadhi | September 29, 2019 12:56


    Ishmael | September 23, 2019 10:27


    Ishmael | September 23, 2019 10:12

    now days to seek for a job is difficut bt with this people its sooo easy

    Wambui | September 19, 2019 10:09


    David | September 16, 2019 10:28

    Yaa true. I was almost losing hope on this. But thanks.

    Linly vulindella | September 14, 2019 20:31

    That's nice

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    Namusisi | September 10, 2019 10:57

    Not bad

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    Okari | September 09, 2019 19:10

    Inspiring in deed

    REDEMPTA | September 07, 2019 10:55

    Nice one.Thanx

    OPOLOT | September 07, 2019 04:45

    So educational

    jason sb | September 07, 2019 03:39

    So great

    Yammie | September 06, 2019 11:18

    It sounds great

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