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Michael Carvalho
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over 6 months ago

#MyThoughts on Thursday ⭐️🙏⭐️

📢 Why Overcoming the Past When Job Searching: Know Your Worth and Fulfill Your Spot in the Next Career Choice 🚀

In the journey of job searching, one of the most significant obstacles we often face is overcoming our past. Whether it's a previous job loss, a career setback, or even personal challenges, our past experiences can cast a shadow on our confidence and hinder our progress. However, it's vital to remember that your past does not define your future. By embracing a positive mindset and acknowledging your worth, you can break free from the shackles of the past and secure your dream job. Let's explore why overcoming the past is crucial and how you can excel in your next career choice.

1️⃣ Embrace Self-Reflection: Before you embark on your job search, take the time to reflect on your past experiences. Consider the lessons you've learned, the skills you've acquired, and the personal growth you've undergone. Acknowledge that every setback was an opportunity for growth, and every challenge shaped you into a stronger individual. Embracing self-reflection helps you gain a fresh perspective, enabling you to approach your job search with renewed confidence.

2️⃣ Acknowledge Your Worth: Never underestimate your own value. It's easy to let past failures or rejections negatively impact your self-esteem, but it's essential to recognize your unique qualities and skills. Make a list of your achievements, strengths, and capabilities. Remind yourself of the positive impact you've made in previous roles or projects. Recognizing your worth empowers you to showcase your abilities effectively during interviews and in your job application materials.

3️⃣ Focus on Transferable Skills: When transitioning to a new career or job, highlight your transferable skills. These are the skills you've acquired in previous roles that are applicable and valuable in your desired career path. Regardless of the industry, skills such as communication, problem-solving, leadership, and adaptability are highly sought after. By emphasizing your transferable skills, you can demonstrate your versatility and ability to excel in a new environment.

4️⃣ Craft a Compelling Narrative: Every candidate has a unique story to tell. Instead of dwelling on past failures or setbacks, focus on crafting a compelling narrative that highlights your growth, resilience, and determination. Explain how your past experiences have shaped you into a stronger professional and how they have prepared you for the challenges of your desired career. A well-crafted narrative can captivate potential employers and showcase your potential.

5️⃣ Seek Professional Development: To overcome the past, invest in continuous learning and professional development. Acquire new skills, stay updated on industry trends, and seek certifications or advanced degrees if necessary. Demonstrating a commitment to self-improvement not only enhances your qualifications but also shows potential employers that you are proactive and adaptable.

By using these strategies, you can overcome your past and position yourself as a strong candidate in your next career choice. Remember, the past does not define you; it is merely a stepping stone towards your future success. Embrace your worth, be confident in your abilities, and trust that the right opportunity awaits you. #OvercomeThePast #KnowYourWorth #NextCareerChoice #EmbraceGrowth #JobSearchSuccess #PositiveMindset #TransferableSkills #ProfessionalDevelopment #BelieveInYourself #FutureSuccess

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Michael Carvalho
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📢 Know Your Worth When Job Searching! 🚀

Are you on the hunt for your dream job? Remember, it's essential to recognize your true value and worth throughout the entire job search process. Here are some crucial points to keep in mind:

1️⃣ Self-Assessment: Take the time to evaluate your skills, qualifications, achievements, and unique strengths. Understanding your worth begins with recognizing your own capabilities.

2️⃣ Research: Investigate the current market trends and industry standards related to your desired role. This knowledge will help you gauge the value employers place on your skills and experience.

3️⃣ Networking: Connect with professionals in your field to gain insights into salary ranges, compensation packages, and the overall demand for your skill set. Networking can provide valuable information and open doors to new opportunities.

4️⃣ Be Confident: Believe in yourself and your abilities. Confidence is contagious and can significantly impact how employers perceive your value. Emphasize your accomplishments and demonstrate how you can contribute to the success of the company.

5️⃣ Don't Settle: Avoid settling for less than you deserve. Remember, your time, skills, and expertise are valuable. Be patient and wait for the right opportunity that aligns with your worth.

6️⃣ Negotiation: When you receive an offer, don't be afraid to negotiate. Research comparable salaries, highlight your qualifications, and articulate the value you bring to the table. Negotiating shows that you recognize your worth and are willing to advocate for it.

7️⃣ #KnowYourWorth: Use this hashtag to join the conversation on social media and share your experiences, tips, and success stories related to recognizing and asserting your value in the job market.

8️⃣ #DreamJobSearch: Stay connected with others who are searching for their dream jobs. Exchange advice, support each other, and celebrate victories along the way.

Remember, knowing your worth empowers you to make informed decisions, negotiate effectively, and find a job that truly values your skills and contributions. Good luck on your journey to finding the perfect job! 🌟💼

#JobSearch #CareerAdvice #SalaryNegotiation #CareerGrowth #ProfessionalDevelopment #ValueYourself #SelfWorth #Networking #DreamJob #SuccessMindset #JobMarket #JobSeekers #JobTipswhen

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I worked for a company recently reached my 1yr anniversary. In the beginning I started as a class B cdl driver took a $5.00 paycut from my previous job due to I was a back up driver only when someone called out or I worked in the warehouse which made my paychecks differentiate weekly so I left and wanted a full time driving position Monday thru Friday. In the beginning of this job I was offered a $1.00 raise after my 90 days another $1.00 after my 6 months and would talk more money after my yearly evaluation. In the process of my year I worked my best gave my all, missed 1 day, never late, did any and everything asked of me, went over and above my peers to prove myself to get what was offered to me in the beginning, needless to say I was not received a $1.00 after my 6months I ddnt say anything went the full year giving my all seeing how I would be compensated after my year. 3 weeks ago I have my review, his 1st words was ”you have a perfect review, nothing bad to say but unfortunately we can’t give u extra pay only the $1.00 & the .25 cent raise from the union” lol oh really ? The following week I took a sick day studied went to take my class A permit for combination vehicles and passed the next day took another sick day and studied went to take my hazmat and passed went to work the next day and put in my 2weeks to further my career with a company that is offering me $10.00 more to train me for 1 month as a tractor trailer driver. I say that to say this never let one depreciate your value of you putting in your all when you know that you gave it. Taking this next 4 days with my family and enjoying it and relaxing getting ready for my new journey. #KnowYourWorth

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Ceejay Black
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Hi guys,

Just wanted to share with you what happened to me. I am new in New York. I have been working in Asia for 10 years of my life. Have had good paying solid jobs but when I came to New York, I started from scratch. I graduated Major in Information Technology, but I havent used my skills because the job opportunities that came back then were call center jobs. So in NY, I got accepted for a job of IT Helpdesk Admin. I am very grateful that my boss took me in and trusted me that I can do my job even though I didnt have experience. The only bad thing is, my team is messy. The guys I am working with are very lazy. They will try as much as they can to dodge jobs that are given to them. But even though it is challenging, it benefited me in many ways. I had to do initiative to learn things on my own and do the job myself because I genuinely love to help people. And because of this, I have become a more experienced IT person. One thing though, being that this Was an entry level job for me, I was paid like a newly grad college. Anyways, 2 years now and I decided I nEed to find another firm that knows how to value me, and will pay me market value. Here I am, going to start my ne job soon, and got $14k more or what Im getting plus bonus. The bad situation I was in my team was kinda useful. It paved the wah for me to now find a better opportunity. Never stop, try harder, and reach for your goals and dreams, and everything will fall in its place in the right time :) #survivor #gotanewjob #blessed #hardworker #initiative #knowyourworth #newjob

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