Any Advice for Job Seekers With Phone Phobia?

Dear Experts, Any tips for job seekers with phone phobia? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:Q#318 Had same fear; had 2 make myself call; wrote scripts 1st; developed new habit via practice; now easy. (@juliaerickson) Q#318 It's cliche, but take a deep breath and relax. Relaxing increases the chances that you will be "you" on the phone. (@gradversity) Q#318 Phone Phobia? Change ur physical position-use spkr phone & stand as if u are talking in a face to face convo. (@taigoodwin) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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Look, I'm just going to say it. Not everybody should work for themselves. Right now, there's this huge craze about working independently, being self-employed, being your own boss. So much of this came out of the pandemic because people realized they wanted to have control over their careers and not be at the mercy of their employers' needs. But if you're looking to take control of your career, becoming self-employed is not always the best solution.

Still, there are many benefits to being self-employed. Let's take a look at those benefits before I dive into how you can take control of your career without having to quit your job and take on self-employment.

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