Strategies for Staying Positive in Your Job Search

Diana O'Leary
Diana O'Leary
 Strategies for Staying Positive in Your Job Search

New Year, New Job! Finding a job or switching careers can be hard work, even in the best of times. With high unemployment and the uncertainty created by the pandemic, it can be easy to get discouraged or settle for second best. I’ll talk you through ways to stay positive, make progress...

New Year, New Job! Finding a job or switching careers can be hard work, even in the best of times. With high unemployment and the uncertainty created by the pandemic, it can be easy to get discouraged or settle for second best. I’ll talk you through ways to stay positive, make progress towards your goals and hold out for the job fulfillment you deserve.

In this chat, you’ll learn about the importance of:

  • Using a strategic approach for your job search so you get the most out of your efforts and ensure you can hold out for your ideal job
  • Applying various mindset tools to keep you in the right direction, even if you aren’t quite sure where you’re headed
  • Tapping your support crew while bypassing the naysayers
  • Taking care of your psyche
  • Having an identity beyond your job
  • Knowing when it’s time to get practical and how to make the most out of your situation

Meet The Speaker

Diana O'Leary
Diana O'Leary

Career Consultant Diana Bernal O’Leary hosts the job search advice podcast Job Talk Weekly. For more than 20 years she’s held leadership positions in Human Resources and Nonprofit Management in Chicago and Los Angeles. Diana helps people identify their career goals, stand out amidst the masses, and find job fulfillment.

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