As unemployment claims jump to over 1 million this week, job seekers are looking for new solutions. Forbes reports that continuing unemployment claims are hovering around 15 million, with 28 million people receiving some form of aid in these difficult times. With stats like that, looking for a job might be a source of discouragement for many - so how can you find the self-confidence needed to get back into the market, explore new opportunities and - ultimately - interview with assurance? Time to tackle the two questions that can cause you to fumble, every time, if you’re seeking unstoppable self-confidence. Do you know what they are?
Anyone who has ever played a sport of any kind knows that there’s one way you can’t play the game. You can’t play the game looking at the scoreboard. If you’re running a race, you can’t be looking over your shoulder at the clock - or at the person next to you. Where do you put your attention? Your answer to that question will determine your results. The answer is always: on the goal. Imagine a football player, about to kick a field goal (or a corner kick, if you’re partial to that kind of football). What’s he or she thinking about? Consider a newly confident context, for your next job interview - that’s the high-stakes game of your career - and never ask yourself these two questions:
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