Motivated Job Search

How to Stay Motivated During a Job Search


This week, a subscriber to our CAREEREALISM TV channel on YouTube asked the question…

“I’ve been stuck in a job search for four months, what can I do to stay motivated?”

Ironically, I just wrote an article on the subject for AOL Jobs called, “5 Reasons it’s Taking So Long to Find a Job.”

This time I decided to turn on the camera and actually record a video response for her, and for anyone else out there who finds themselves in the same situation.

Here’s my advice…

Want Me To Post One for You?

Post your career or job search question below and I might just pick it to be the subject of my next video!

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J.T. O'Donnell

Job Search & Career Expert. Syndicated Speaker & Author. Wife. Mother. CEO of CAREEREALISM Media. Connect with her on Twitter or LinkedIn.


  1. Wow! This is a great video! I always tell job-seekers that companies hire not because they need a person but because they have a problem to solve. This advice takes that idea to an entirely different level. Thank you so much for this.

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