It’s that time of year when everyone seems to be getting sick and a lot of the adverts on TV are promoting various cold and flu remedies. Having been in bed for 2 days myself this week I know that it’s not fun. Having had time to recuperate it reminded me of the importance of taking a break. It shouldn’t happen only when you’re sick and usually too ill to even remotely enjoy it, it should happen regularly. Even just 30 minutes at the end of the day. We all know this but how many of us actually implement it?

Taking a break can also mean taking a break from your job search. Some people always feel a bit nervous about this because they need a job ‘now’ but it’s very important to watch out for signs of job search burn out before it happens because it will negatively affect your job applications. Having routines in place like closing down the computer for a while or having a change of scene, will help you manage this. Check out the sites below for those signs to watch out for and how to insert those break friendly routines into your day.

3 signs it’s time to take a break from your job search – for now – Check out these three warning signs you need to take a break from your job search

Take a break from your job search – 6 Ways to Maintain Your Sanity While Looking for Work

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