10 Prompts for Building Self Confidence

10 Prompts for Building Self Confidence

From the application to the resume to the interview to all the minutiae in between, the job search is…well a process. As you enter this season of life, confidence is key. If you lack confidence, it can make this process even more daunting.

You may undersell your skills and abilities on your resume. You may come across as inexperienced or underqualified in the interview.

Building your confidence comes not only with experience, but also with practice. You may have to not only fake it ’till you make it but fake it ’till you truly believe it.

If you find yourself lacking in confidence, here are 10 simple prompts you can finish to recognize what you bring to the table:

  1. I like myself because…
  2. I am an expert at…
  3. My friends would tell you that I have a great…
  4. I am loved by…
  5. People say I am a good…
  6. I consider myself a good…
  7. I know I will reach my goals because I am…
  8. I feel good when I…
  9. I feel peaceful when…
  10. People compliment me about…

BONUS: Here are 5 skills I am really good at…

To get the most from this exercise, find a quiet space and dedicate time to work through, process, and write out thorough responses to each of these prompts. Once finished, hold onto this document to reference before an interview or whenever you may need a confidence boost – helping you remember how amazing you truly are.

Let your confidence echo your skills, experience, and capabilities.

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