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Surround Yourself With Positive People

When going through an arduous job hunt, it is easy to be sidetracked by negative thoughts and pessimistic people. But to succeed you must avoid these damaging elements as much as possible. Dwelling on the negative will only hurt your efforts. Instead, focus on the positives. Surround yourself with people who will encourage you and motivate you. When you are around positive people you’ll think and perform like a winner!

Job Hunting Is Like Real Estate

They say it is always better to buy the cheapest house in a good neighborhood than to buy the most expensive house in a questionable area. The value of the lowest priced house in a good neighborhood is almost always boosted by the presence of the more expensive houses.

When you surround yourself with positive and motivating people, like a good neighborhood, their enriching attitudes will rub off on you and boost your morale, success, and overall value. These positive influences can only help you succeed. If you have negative friends, stay away from them while you’re job hunting. If members of your family are negative, tell them to keep their thoughts to themselves unless they have something constructive to say. I know this can be difficult, especially when dealing with family, but attitude is so important!

Attitude Can Often Determine Success or Failure

Like it or not, each one of us emits energy, be it positive energy or negative. Subconsciously, we tune into the frequencies of others. Don’t make the mistake of spending most of your time commiserating with people that are frustrated and out of work. You’ll soak up their negative energy like a dry sponge. Instead, surround yourself with positive people who are succeeding in what they do. Employed and happy people are much more likely to help you succeed than those who are negative and unemployed. So, be positive, confident, and surround yourself with motivating people who will help you succeed!

Sonal Aurora is director and co-founder of Top Recruitment Consultancy India. Perfman HR is a premier HR Consulting & Recruitment Company Founded in Mumbai, India. We are an inventive and dynamic Human Resource Company specializing in Executive Search, Performance Management, Assessments, Recruitments, Training, Learning & HR Solutions.

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One Response to “Surround Yourself With Positive People”

  1. hi sonal.

    Posted by r | October 15, 2011, 11:07 pm

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