If you’ve cherished a career for so long, are in good terms with the company and actually like what you’re doing, getting laid off for reasons beyond your control can be a very painful experience. It isn’t something you can just sleep on and forget the next day. Like ending a relationship, it’s important that you grieve your job loss and acknowledge what you feel.
Prayer is an important aspect of job hunting. You can’t just rely on your good credentials and experience to land in a job. Aside from the tips I discuss here, I also let you in on personal stories of times when I failed to pray and seek the Lord as I was looking for work. I hope this serves as a lesson to you. May you not repeat the mistakes I made and I hope you find a career that is fulfilling, challenging and God-glorifying.
Sharing tips and lessons I’ve reflected on as I went through seasons of being jobless. For me, it’s a wilderness experience that the Lord didn’t put to waste because He used these seasons to teach, mold and correct me. May this be an encouragement to those who find themselves in that “wilderness” right now.
It was a challenge compressing lessons + stories from my 15 years of radio experience to just 5 points. Will definitely come up with a Part 2! 🙂
Here’s the VLOG of the career talk I gave to sophomore, junior and senior college students of Poveda. I taught them the importance of having a professional image, gave them job interview do’s and don’ts and told them to be mindful of their character and behavior.