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The following 5 essences may help you stay motivated while working on 8 important tasks towards finding a good job.

The essences:

  • Think of job search as your current job.
  • Act one step ahead: use your effort to achieve more goals than just finding a job.
  • Make a plan and follow it.
  • Learn from your struggles, reward yourself for your achievements.
  • Share your plans, doubts and achievements with someone you trust and can be open to.


Learn about each of the essences by clicking on individual boxes on the right (→)

or read about all the essences at once, by opening the full article here.


This article belongs to the set of 3 basic articles about job search (links: Job search in a nutshell; 8 tasks; 5 essences), that may offer you many tips and help you structure your ideas into a job search plan. 

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