Everyone has insecurities. Even those who appear “perfect” to the rest of us have something about themselves that they don’t like. According to an article entitled, “10 Celebrities with Weird Insecurities,” Megan Fox is self-conscious about her “stubby thumbs,” Angelina Jolie thinks she looks like a “funny muppet,” adding that she believes she is “odd-looking,” Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting of The Big Bang Theory hates the sound of her own voice. Even Kate Moss, the internationally acclaimed supermodel is self-conscious about her “bow legs.” Everyone has something about which they feel insecure. It is a part of the human condition. Related: 2 Steps To Being More Likable During Interviews Here is the deal, however. Even though you may feel insecure about some quirk that you believe you have (and probably no one but you would believe or even notice), you can’t let it interfere with your ability to get out in the world and let yourself compete and succeed. If you do, you are the one holding yourself back…it isn’t someone else who is keeping you from being all that you want to be. You are doing it to yourself! As humans, we have a knack for smelling other people’s insecurities, and because of our struggles with our own “stuff,” we find it a big old turn off when other people indulge themselves in their insecurities. In other words, you wind up sabotaging yourself if you don’t get control of yourself and start behaving like the amazing person you are—warts and all—instead of agonizing over some perceived flaw in your appearance or personality. Want to know how these insecurities can negatively impact your ability to interview successfully. Read on. I am offering nine different ways that your insecurities are hurting your interview every single time:
We get it. Looking for work can be scary, especially if you’ve been at it for a long time and haven’t gotten any results.
Understanding which fears are getting in the way and how to overcome them will make all the difference. Sometimes you might not be aware of which obstacle is getting in the way of your goals. If you want to overcome these fears once and for all, we invite you to join us!
In this training, you’ll learn how to:
- Utilize strategies for coping with your job search fears
- Be confident in your job search—from writing your resume to networking
- Face your fears and move forward
Join our CEO, J.T. O'Donnell, and Director of Training Development & Coaching, Christina Burgio, for this live event on Wednesday, October 5th at 12 pm ET.
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