We All Need Some Inspiration

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Inspiration is an integral part of the job search.  Inspirational quotes can be used to make you distinctive to HR and hiring managers; they can set the tone of a cover letter or frame a response to an interview question.  They also are helpful in providing insight for how to approach the different aspects of job hunting.  As well, inspiration is a great way to kick-start the day, or it could be needed just to keep us going if we’ve hit a low point.

On Twitter, I have started a list of people who make inspirational tweets.  Here is a sampling from each person on that list:

@dave_carpenter: “When your desire is bigger than your doubt, your dream has wings.”~ @stashskate <-Fabulous #FollowNow

@LeadToday: If you’re not getting closer to a goal today it would be hard to say you’re productive, no matter how busy you are.

@larryczerwonka: Learn from the past, have faith in yourself and move forward with a positive attitude.~Joe Carroccio

@leadershipcoach: “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson #Quote

@getencouraged: “Any and all obstacles in life can be over come by believing in one thing… yourself! ” (@nesslindsay)

@Goals_Coach: Be fearless with ur day. Show up bold. Show up on purpose. Love every minute of life today. (Repeat daily until death)

@tonyrobbins: “Shallow men believe in Luck, Strong men believe in cause and effect.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

@MarkOOates: “A successful career will no longer be about promotion. It will be about mastery.” ~ Michael Hammer

@quoteshash: @Biosis To reach a great height a person needs to have great depth. #quote

@philosophytweet: Ideas won’t keep; something must be done about them. -Alfred North Whitehead

The folks on this list say and quote a great deal to inspire job seekers.  Why not follow it?

Also, if you have suggestions for other people to add to this list, I’d love to have them!

What inspires you?

Looking for inspiration (Brian Wideen Photographer) courtesy of TomJByrne

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  1. vastu direction online says:

    thanks for inspirational blog…
    just a few months ago i was unemployed and that time i was reading many motivational and inspirational stories and all from where i got this, and its still helping me nowadays after i got the job…

    Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.— Albert Einstein

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