Job hunting is hard work at the best of times. But with plenty of economic uncertainty still ahead of us, finding that dream job could soon become even more challenging. Extra competition for roles may lead to more rejection, even for the most qualified and experienced candidates.
And no matter how confident you are in your abilities – or how great your CV is – rejection after rejection will begin to take its toll on your well-being. And that could lead to an increasingly common condition called job search fatigue.
You might have it already. Symptoms include restlessness, a drop in self-esteem, and a niggling sense of shame whenever you’re talking to your more ‘successful’ friends or family members.
But it doesn’t have to be this way. In fact, anyone can learn to live with job search fatigue. All it takes is a few minor adjustments to your daily routine and mindset.
So to help you stay during your search, Resume.io has come up with 7 tips for overcoming job search fatigue. Some are pretty obvious, like setting realistic goals, avoiding burnout, or finding a sympathetic ear when things just won’t go your way.
But there are a few secret life hacks that you wouldn’t associate with finding the perfect job. For example, did you know that eating extra fruit and vegetables could boost your job search? Or how
talking to yourself in the mirror every morning can transform you into a more confident and attractive candidate?
Now see what else you can do to manage and avoid job search fatigue.