4 Things to Let Go as Job Hunting Migrants.

I recently published an article How to Get your First Job in Australia. This article was for migrants looking for that all important first job.  There was a great response for this article.  While as a writer I was overjoyed to get such a response, I was also conscious that this topic can be quite painful for many migrants.  I am writing this article to give you some further pointers to approach job hunting with a positive and resilient mindset. While helping a number of migrants on this rocky road, I have observed some things that could be approached with a different mindset.  As each individual is different, pick the suggestions that most resonate with you. Let go of the frustration that you have to prove yourself again You may have been a high performer in your home country.  You may have an outstanding academic record.  Others may have looked up to you as a leader or mentor.  You may have gone through a vigorous selection criteria to come to this country. You arrive here and find that the hard won respect you had previously is now history.  You need to sell yourself to get that first opportunity.  This can be very frustrating.  If you let this frustration creep into how you interact with recruitment agents or hiring managers,they will not take kindly to it.  You will lose the opportunity to connect with them and win them over. I know this can be hard.  Concentrate on those examples of your excellent work to showcase the value you can bring.  Nothing like powerful examples to bring out positivity, energy and...