Community Post: 16 Unavoidable Conflicts Of Applying For Jobs After Graduation


1. Entry-level you say? But must have at least 2 years of experience?

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2. Periodically updating your resume according to each new job summary.

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Any last minute attempt to try and make yourself look more experienced.

3. Awkwardly seeking out previous supervisors for recommendations.

4. Internships you’re actually eligible for aren’t accepting recent graduates.

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Where was this job listing during the entirety of my college career?

5. Unpaid internships are all that’s listed.

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6. Or nothing at all comes up on literally all of the online job searches.

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7. Saving money working somewhere you despise, hoping you’ll get hired for a real job soon.

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8. Constantly comparing yourself to all your friends who got a job while still in college or immediately upon graduating.

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9. Slowly going crazy second-guessing yourself about why you haven’t been hired yet.

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Is there something wrong with my resume?

10. Quickly learning that having a bachelors degree and a few internships doesn’t equal experience.

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11. Wasting time daydreaming about finally getting an interview.

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12. Being completely qualified for a job out of state and then “must have a valid [insert state] driver’s license.”

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What’s wrong with my Florida driver’s license? I can relocate!

13. Getting your 10th rejection email.

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At least I heard something, right? Maybe?

14. Making an account on craigslist as a last resort to find any openings.

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*Sketchiness intensifies*

15. Always hearing this from friends and family: “Maybe you should have a fallback, just in case it doesn’t work out.”

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16. Doing work for free in order to get hired.

With time you’ll eventually learn to think optimistically about the future and starting your career. Until then…

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Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/nalavezos/16-unavoidable-conflicts-of-applying-for-jobs-afte-xlbs


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