Losing your employment is the end of the world. Or rather the end of a world, of a way of thinking, of a lifestyle since this professional twist could also become a perfect occasion to ask yourself some questions about life that you would like to have and to find a professional activity that corresponds to it best. According to the astral sensibility each of us possesses, here are some paths for starting all afresh.
Rallying. Wait until pressure and anger die down. Rushing headlong is out of question; you'd rather sum up. List your competences, identify what you like doing, what you have a knack for doing. Take all the time you will need as this break, though not customary for you, is however salutary.
Pondering. «Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell them, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it. Theodore Roosevelt
Rallying. Impose yourself discipline. Get up at the same time you used to get up when you went to work and allocate two or three hours of your morning to job search or to editing your CV. Not more. As to the afternoon, profit from it for gardening, playing with the children, cooking something delicious getting together with your close ones, living a family life is perfect for bracing you up.
Pondering. «People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it» Anonymous
Rallying. Identify job adverts that correspond to your profile rather than sending dozens of applications in order to make an impression of doing something. Keep socializing. Activate your network, tell your relatives you are in search of employment. Your great sociability is a major advantage.
Pondering. «There is only one way to fail: to abandon before having achieved success» Georges Clemenceau
Rallying. Avoid negative people, you need neither compassion nor criticism. If necessary, resume your acquaintances, obtain a coach or contact an association supporting job applicants. Finally and especially, allocate yourself a day off, a day when you will let your thoughts adrift and awaken your intuition. Emotions, flashes will direct you towards what really suits you.
Pondering. «If you can dream it, you can do it» Walt Disney
Rallying. Set yourself weekly deadlines. Toss yourself small challenges (call a certain person, make an appointment with another person ),meeting these challenges will increase your self-confidence. Provided that it corresponds to what you actually wish to do. It is possible that options assumed in your first professional life were not of your own choice. In this second life you are offered an opportunity to associate your competences to your veritable endeavors. Profit from this!
Pondering. «Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen» Michael Jordan
Rallying. Resume your studies, take up a new education Expand your field of competence. In the intellectual context it will do you good. To be precise, this will increase your chances of finding a job. Ask for advice. Ask for help. As to the rest of the time, do what you enjoy. Visit a hairdresser, have a cup of coffee in a summer cafe, go jogging at the crack of the day This does good as well.
Pondering. «Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently» Henry Ford
Rallying. In parallel with your job search do some volunteer work in the sector that attracts you. There you will meet passionate people, make new contacts and add one more string to your bow. Finally, take care of your looks. Dress with elegance, even for staying at home. Fix your hair. It is not about dallying, it is about self-respect.
Pondering. «Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it» Maya Angelou
Rallying. You possess this enormous capacity of rather low sensibility to stress, of being able to work under pressure, use it in order to regain the frenzy, the energy you need for your job hunt. Networks, friends, education, employment center there is more than one solution. Be dexterous and think big; take a broad view.
Pondering. «I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions» Stephen Covey
Rallying. Self-confident and enthusiastic by nature, you don't find it too hard to project yourself in the future. Even better, stimulated by the challenges and the competition, you've got an occasion to show what you are worth. The most difficult thing will be to stay motivated, as you often have an impression of making great efforts to achieve poor results. Things will not get arranged on their own, mobilize yourself. Fight.
Pondering. «They did not know it was impossible so they did it» Mark Twain
Rallying. Sport, gardening, painting, cooking Proceed with activities you enjoy. Except that now instead of cramming them into your overcharged schedule, you will have more time to dedicate to those activities. It is essential to maintain the core of your existence that seems turned upside down. Sum up what you have accomplished, twice a month for example and be proud of it.
Pondering. «Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts» Winston Churchill
Rallying. And if this dismissal is a chance, the chance to do something else, the chance to finally change your tack to the path you like, the chance to implement the project that you have long nurtured? Since you've got a capacity to accept the unexpected, step towards people, listen to what is said, listen to your tiny inner voice. A new life is taking shape, so rush!
Pondering. «I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward» Thomas Edison
Rallying. Say what is on your mind: express your anger, say what would do you good. It is important to free yourself from excessive emotions, to only leave the constructive ones. Desires, feelings, impressions will little by little guide your sensibility towards activities you would like to engage in or to projects you would like to implement.
Pondering. «It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult» Seneca