Positivity is a solid foundation for any job search.
When you’ve been on the job hunt for a while, every rejection letter can feel a bit soul-crushing. Hearing nothing at all can create just as much job-search frustration, especially when you’ve gone to great lengths to tailor your applications to each position.
But while it’s only natural to feel job-search frustration when things aren’t going as planned, maintaining a positive outlook can help you become more resilient, which means you’ll be better able to bounce back from negative events and regulate our emotions.
Of course, a positive attitude isn’t something you can just turn on, but there are some things that can help. Here are a few tips for staying positive and maintaining job-search motivation as your search progresses.