Keep up your interview skills. If you’re like most
people, these skills may have slipped over the years. Seek
opportunities to present yourself and talk about your achievements,
so you’ll be better prepared when an interview comes your way.
Be patient. In this era of flattening hierarchies and
cross-collaboration, even leading employers have slowed their
search processes, and that means delays for candidates.
Dance. Or sing. Or bowl. Or do any other one
thing that brings joy to your day. Having a happier life will
help your job search.
Most important, don’t let fear hold you back. As Lara
Galinsky writes in the HBR Blog Network, “fear
means go.” The bottom line: you can freeze with fear and
turn your fate over to circumstance. Or you can take control
where possible, and make the most of every opportunity to energize