The Benefits of Journaling for Job-Seekers

Here’s a short list of potential benefits that job-seekers can gain from successful journaling.

Besides the obvious career and job-search benefits job-seekers can receive from keeping a journal, you’ll find there are many other benefits you’ll receive from keeping a journal.

And if you haven’t done so, be sure and read our article, Using a Career Journal to Further Your Career Development and Empower Your Job-Search.

Journaling Benefits

  • Increased awareness
  • Sharper focus
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Broader perspective
  • Active thinking
  • Empowers brainstorming
  • Deeper level of analysis
  • Stronger sense of self
  • Generation of new ideas
  • Clears the mind
  • Life-changing potential
  • Builds self-confidence
  • Development of action plans
  • Brings clarity of thought
  • Greater honesty
  • Self-paced learning
  • Allows self-expression
  • Integration of ideas, perspectives
  • Uncovers unknown needs/wants
  • Enhances self-expression
  • Release of fears/tensions
  • Awakens inner-self
  • Stimulates self-growth
  • Improved communications skills
  • Better physical and mental health

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