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7 Steps to Using the Power of Intuition in Your Job Search

Melissa Martin | CAREEREALISM

4. Just Let Go

What does this mean? If you are on the brink of making a huge decision, let go of all the inhibitions and head to a quiet place where you could find out where the letting go has brought you. I personally have made some of my best decisions while taking a nature walk. That’s when I feel the most spiritual. Listen to the voice within you and pay attention to everything you hear, think, feel or know. This is how to receive psychic guidance.

5. Don’t Expect an Immediate Answer

After letting go of the inhibitions and all those things that stop you from thinking and feeling clearly, never expect an answer right away. This aligns closely from my training in solution-focused counseling, which resembles Buddhism: “If the student is willing, the teacher will come forward.” In other words, if we don’t suppress our intuitive thoughts, an answer will appear in time.

6. Believe in Your First Impressions

When you see someone for the first time and think he is a bit too arrogant for your taste, chances are that impression actually holds true. Most of the time, first impressions are brought by intuition. Think of interviews. Statistics show the interviewer forms an impression of you within the first five minutes of the interview! Conversely, in customer service, they say “you only have one chance to make a positive impression.”

7. Stay Happy!

See? All you need to be intuitive is to stay happy! Happiness attracts immense power and such power includes intuition. Even if you’re unemployed, put on a brave face and demonstrate happiness. Potential hiring managers will respond to your behavior.

Intuition is helpful, because sometimes it leads you to something that cannot be achieved otherwise. Decisions are easier done if armed by this gift.

What is my best personal example of using intuition in my career? Intuition guided me to make a quantum leap career change from radio broadcasting (my dream career since I was nine years old), to returning to a University to pursue a second degree in teaching.

In closing, Albert Einstein noted: “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift.”

Act on your intuition now and reap benefits you have never imagined.

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