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3 Ways To Act More Confident – Careers Articles

AlamyBy Krista GoralThe real secret to success is one folks rarely talk about, either because they don’t think they have to point it out or they don’t realize it’s the first real step.The first thing to worry about, the thing that matters first, before all others? Your confidence.If you’re not confident, “networking” and “baby steps” won’t take you very far. You’ll go to events and flail about. As you interact with people, you’ll convey your own self-doubt. Your words may say one thing, but your body language will say, “I don’t believe in myself, and neither should you.” If you first build your confidence — and do it in a way that is both sincere and natural (a way that works for you, not someone else) — then you can take just about any step you want Continue reading

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Building Your Self-Esteem During Unemployment: A Starter Guide …

Pin It March 4, 2010 By Vintage Brazen Comments by MelissaQuite often, career professionals like myself deal with the “employability factor” to help us get hired, but sometimes dismiss an issue that can make or break a prolonged period of unemployment: battered self-esteem.So, how do you stay calm, composed and build self- esteem in tough economic times? Here are some tips you may to consider as a starter guide to self-improvement:Imagine yourself as a dart board. Everything and everyone else around you may become dart pins at one time or another. These dart pins will destroy your self-esteem and deflate you in ways you won’t even remember Continue reading

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ANERA and ROTA Extend Vocational Eduation Program in Lebanon

ANERA (American Near East Refugee Aid) is expanding its partnership with Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) to implement the second phase of its Enhanced Non-formal Education Program (ENFE). The two-year extensions follows the successful completion of the pilot training programs in Nahr El Bared refugee camp in northern Lebanon.ROTA’s $800.000 grant will support ENFE’s programs that aim to prepare the camp’s youth for the competition of the marketplace. The vocational program includes improved training services for as many as 200 students, remedial education for 600 elementary school students (aged 6 to 13) and extra-curricular sports and other activities to promote personal development and healthy lifestyles for 2,000 youth (male and female).The expanded program targets youth in both the Nahr El Bared and Beddawi camps for training in useful job skills, such workplace discipline, teamwork and interpersonal communication.“The ROTA-funded programs empower refugees to improve their marketable job skills, gain self-confidence and acquire the means to support their families,” explained ANERA country director Samar El Yassir.Training sessions cover services such as graphic design, hairdressing, nursing, building trades and others. The program also incorporates sports programs like football, volleyball, table tennis, chess and running, with paricipants including girls, women and youth with disabilities.“ROTA’s partnership with ANERA is increasing long-term opportunities for Palestinian youth,” says ROTA Executive Director Essa Al Mannai. “Not only are we expanding the number of students accepted into the program but we are helping hundreds of refugee families work toward a better future.”Unemployment and low-wage job opportunities are a major concern for residents of the refugee camps in Lebanon because of government restrictions on available jobs for Palestinians Continue reading

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How to Build Your Self-Confidence | CAREEREALISM

18 Interview Preparation Questions · Download Your Copy »Success Tweet: Identify the self-confident people you know. Pay attention to how they act and carry themselves.Watch what they do. Act like them.I’m a basketball fan. I like high school, college, and pro basketball. I especially enjoy the NCAA basketball tournament – March Madness as it’s called. Continue reading

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