Welcome to the Job Search That Works Podcast. I’m  your host, Ray Gooch. In the podcast, we will answer your questions about how to navigate the challenges of looking for new job landing you quickly and safely into a career you love with a bright future.

Highlights From the Previous Episode

But before we do, in our last show, episode 008, we talked about he typical way most job seekers submit resumes for consideration don’t work. In this episode we discuss why you should consider another way that will get you much better results. In fact, by using this method, your resume is more likely to reach the person that makes the hiring decision instead of getting stuck in Human Resources.. If you missed it, you can listen by going to JobSearchThatWorks.com/008.

On This Episode

Common Job Search Obstacle You Have the Power to Change
Hurts and bitterness can have an effect on us and everything we come into contact with. These can undermine the the very best job search.

We can’t run from our problems, because wherever we go, our problems go with us, because most of the time, our problem is us.

NLP: “Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California, United States in the 1970s. Its creators claim a connection between the neurological processes (“neuro”), language (“linguistic”) and behavioral patterns learned through experience (“programming”) and that these can be changed to achieve specific goals in life.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuro-linguistic_programming

The vast majority of communication is nonverbal. In fact, it is believed that 55% of communication is Body Language, 38% is tone of voice, and only 7% words. http://www.nonverbalgroup.com/2011/08/how-much-of-communication-is-really-nonverbal/

Most of us can relate to walking into a room where people have been disagreeing. Without anything being said, we can feel the tension. A few studies give us an indication of why this actually happens.

Dogs sense fear! Well apparently so do we. Research by Rice University psychologist Denise Chen suggests a similar phenomenon occurs in humans. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090306142536.htm

Further … though chemical signals people excrete, Researchers at Utrecht University in the Netherlands found that it is possible to smell emotion. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/07/smell-feelings-disgust-fear-chemosignals_n_2083047.html
On the podcast, I share a personal situation that created a wound that I needed to resolve before being able to move forward in my career.

My healing came from gratitude and forgiveness.

Here are a few steps to take toward overcoming hurts that may be holding you back.

  • Be honest with yourself about your wounds.
  • Acknowledge the impact they have had on you.
  • Realize that you have the ability to choose how to interpret the situation.
  • Move on and allow others to move on as well.
  • Choose to remember the good in every situation.


Be honest with yourself about your wounds. Acknowledge the impact they have had on you. Realize that you have the ability to choose how to interpret the situation. Move on.

Something to Ponder

  “The surest route from suffering begins at the path of gratitude.” – Brendon Burchard


Thank you for spending time with me today. I truly appreciate it.  

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How would you answer the question,  “What did you dislike about your previous job?”   Share your thoughts in the comment section below.  

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