24 January 2013
From the interview, to the anticipation of waiting on an offer, to the financial pressure of needing a job, there is no doubt that job hunting can be a stressful and nerve-wracking process for everyone. “We start to experience stress when the demands of the situation and the circumstances are beyond our perceived ability to control or cope with them,” Dr. Sharon Melnick, business psychologist and executive coach, explains. To help mitigate stress in relation to the job search process, Melnick suggests focusing on the things you can control. In the following video, she gives some helpful tips and techniques that will help job seekers reach a level of tranquility in their quest for a job.