Career Prep: Job Seeking or Just Pretending?
Job search takes practice – just like studying for the SAT. That’s why we came up with daily Career Prep questions to help you “study” for your job search! Here’s today’s question: Andrew has been out of work for four months now. He’s yet to land his first job as a recent college grad. His parents think his is pretending to look for work. He swears he's job searching like crazy, but when pushed to define what activities he’s done he said the following, “I spend every morning looking for jobs online and applying when I can. I apply to at least 10 jobs each week." [poll id="61"] Image Credit: Shutterstock
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Work is important to a lot of us. And we all have egos. The trick is to balance our own view of work and success so that the ego remains a helpful source of support and not a tyrannical master. One is the road to relative contentment, the other to continued misery. Have you struck the balance?

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