Top 10 Motivating Songs for Job Hunts

We all know that he dreaded job hunt can be quite the trial: hours of tedious writing and editing of CVs, more time dedicated to finding the jobs then the applications and waiting for replies and on and on it goes…

But, never fear! Here is the ultimate playlist to get you through!

  • Love Today by MIKA

Wake up in the morning with positivity and joy! It’s going to be a long day so grab your Weetabix and a pair of headphones for this, my friends, is going to be a job hunt like no other!

  • L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N by Noah & The Whale

First things first, forget all that has come before today. Right now, you are ready to go with the finish line in sight so don’t carry around any superfluous, weighty regrets or bad memories of past hunts. You can do this!

  • Shine Ya Light by Rita Ora

When writing or checking over your CV, make sure it is something you are really proud of. Your CV is, more often than not, the first thing an employer has seen in relation to you so make it spectacular!

  • Give It To Me by Timbaland, Nelly Furtado & Justin Timberlake

A potential employer wants to be impressed, really put the time into your application because it will show in your writing if you are fed up with the whole thing.

*Dancing Song by Little Comets

If you are emotionally exhausted and your mind has been burning the candle at both ends, take a break, have a dance to this then get back on it. (NB. Please dance responsibly, stay hydrated.)

  • It’s Like That by Run DMC

Application processes are long, the questions are sometimes pointless and difficult: that’s just the way it is, we all have to do it. Take solace in that we all stand together in the vicious cycle of hating them despite how imperative they are to our future.

  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered by Stevie Wonder

Keep focused on the excitement you will get from finishing an application for a job! Send it off with as much positivity as you can muster up!

  • Send Me On My Way by Rusted Root

You are at the starting blocks of getting a job, so keep going! Second star to the right and straight on ‘till morning!

  • Billionaire by Travie McCoy feat. Bruno Mars

Visualisation is a very important pillar in achieving any goal so picture yourself getting the job and focus on your reasons for wanting to do it, this should pull you through.

  • Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves by Aretha Franklin & Annie Lennox

Whether you are male or female, this song has to be unquestionably one of the most motivating tunes there is. I can’t put my finger on what it is but if this can’t light a fire in your belly, I’m not sure what will.

Good luck in your trials, however you should choose to do it. Get that fire lit and keep it burning!

Yours faithfully,



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