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Managing Your Fears And Anxieties In The Work Place

Stan Popovich – All Rights Reserved Looking for all of the answers in how to manage your most persistent fears and anxieties? I deal with fear on a personal level and I found it difficult to find all of the answers in managing my anxieties. I read some anxiety books and talked to various professionals, however I still had trouble dealing with certain fears and anxieties.

Let me explain the process of how I found those answers.

I first went to my local bookstore to find those books that dealt with fear and anxiety. Secondly, I talked to various professionals in the psychology and religious fields and they provided me with additional information. Some of the techniques that I was told to use were learning how to use positive self talk, breaking a overwhelming problem into its smallest parts, and dealing with stressful situations.

An example, is when I conducted my job search. Instead of looking at the job search as a whole, I broke down the job search into many different tasks. I first …
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So Don't Call It Networking

Any career services professional will tell you that networking is the single most important job search activity. Indeed, outplacement companies and career counselors hold seminars and workshops devoted just to this subject. But no matter how much we say so, it seems many job seekers hate to network and prefer to spend their time sending out resumes or cruising job sites on the Internet.

I realize now that the newly unemployed often misunderstand the networking concept. Because networking is encouraged by the career consultant, individuals tend to view it as a skill specific to the job hunt, and not a widely-applicable, if not essential, work or life skill. Some people dismiss networking as a purely mechanistic process, while others avoid it because they think it's phony or inauthentic. At best, many individuals network just out of necessity and then forget all about it once they're re-employed.

So if it will do any good, don't call it networking. If it just conjures up negat…