Unemployed But Not Unemployable

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Unemployed But Not UnemployableHere's a phenomenon I've noticed.
            
It happens sometimes when you've been out of work for longer than you expected. It's one of those "head trash" issues that erodes your confidence.
            
You start out as unemployed.
            
You're looking for a job. You're back on the talent market.

There's nothing wrong with that.
            
(In fact, it can be a good thing. I get emails every week from Interview Success Formula and Dream Job Formula members who've bounced back from an unpleasant episode and landed a new job that: (a) paid more than their old job; (b) was more rewarding; and (c) had better prospects.)
            
But somewhere along the way -- in your mind at least -- "unemployed" becomes "unemployable" and folks start relating to themselves as a victim.
            
You might not even notice it.
            
Unemployed does NOT mean "unemployable".
            
Unemployed for a while doesn't mean "unemployable".
            
Unemployed for more than a year certainly doesn't mean "unemployable".
            
It means something you're doing isn't working. It means whatever strategies you're following to get yourself back into work again aren't bringing results. It means you need to change your approach and try something new.
            
Nothing more. Nothing less.
            
Don't ever forget that.
            
If you've been struggling to get a job for a while, or if you were just let go, print this blog and keep it somewhere safe.
            
I want you to read it when times get tough. We've helped hundreds of folks who walked in your same shoes, and they got back into work again.
            
You can get through it too.
            
And when you're ready to try a new strategy -- one that is 100% based on what works in the real world, one that has got results for hundreds of job seekers around the world -- then take a look at Interview Success Formula.
            
I'd welcome you into this program. I know it will make a difference.

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Alan Carniol

Alan is the creator of Interview Success Formula, a training program that has helped more than 40,000 job seekers to ace their interviews and land the jobs they deserve. Interviewers love asking curveball questions to weed out job seekers. But the truth is, most of these questions are asking about a few key areas. Learn more about how to outsmart tough interviewers by watching this video.