Graduate Job Podcast

Hello and welcome to the 76th episode of the Graduate Job Podcast. I’m back from my honeymoon with a cracker of an episode on an important topic which is often overlooked, but one that impacts everyone in different ways who applies for a graduate job. This week we explore dealing with anxiety and stress as you look for your dream job, as I speak with anxiety expert Nick Elston. We delve into, how to deal with anxiety and stress as you apply for a graduate job. How to recognise the trigger points of anxiety and stress, and top techniques and hints for dealing with it. We discuss your internal monologue and why you need to listen to how you talk to yourself when you apply for a graduate job, the dangers and advantages of social media, and importance of breathing correctly, visualisation, and other top brain hacks to help you with your graduate job applications. No matter where you are on your graduate job search, this is an episode you won’t want to miss. As always, a full transcript of today’s show and all the links we discuss can be found over in the show notes at www.graduatejobpodcast.com/anxiety. From there you will also find links to all of the other 75 episodes which cover every aspect of getting a graduate job, from help with interviews, assessment centres, to specific companies, to finding a job you love. Check them out and you won’t go far wrong.

And don’t forget to check out today’s sponsor who are our friends over at CareerGym.com. Career Gym is the number one place for you to undertake all of your psychometric tests which you will face when you apply for a graduate job. No matter what graduate job you apply for you’re going to have to face some type of verbal reasoning, situational judgment, and working style tests. You can practice these at CareerGym.com. Use code GJP to get 20% off all of their tests!

MORE SPECIFICALLY IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • How to deal with anxiety and stress as you apply for a graduate job
  • Techniques to de-stress before a job interview
  • Learn how to recognise the trigger points of anxiety when you apply for a graduate job
  • Discover why journaling is such a powerful tool to help you destress
  • Learn why talking about your job search anxiety is so useful
  • Discover why anxiety is healthy as you apply for graduate jobs
  • Why ‘managing today’ could be the secret to beating anxiety
  • Top brain hacks to help with your job applications
Direct download: GJP-76.mp3
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