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14 Stages of Being Rejected For a Job That All Graduates Just Hate

Being rejected for a job is something most graduates experience at least once after graduating. It can feel like a lonely time, but, rest assured, everyone hates it in equal measures.

1. Feeling impatient at the initial waiting and wondering about when or if you’ll ever hear back.

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2. And constantly refreshing your inbox as a result to see if you have a reply yet.

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3. Realising you finally have one but then not wanting to read it for fear of rejection.

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4. Scanning through for words such as ‘unfortunately’ and ‘regret’ before reading it properly.

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5. Not that it makes the disappointment of finding them any easier to take.

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6. Ultimately feeling more annoyed by the lack of feedback than by the rejection itself.

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7. And wondering how you’re supposed to improve if no one ever tells you what you’re doing wrong.

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8. Especially when you thought you had made yourself sound so damn employable in your application.

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9. Beginning to question why you even did a degree if it doesn’t help get you a job.

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10. While also trying to convince yourself that you didn’t really want that job anyway.

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11. Questioning how many more rejections you’re going to have to deal with.

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12. And worrying that everyone else is having more luck than you.

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13. Dreading having to tell your family and friends that you still don’t have a job.

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14. And just really, really not wanting to have to start the whole application process all over again.

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Nevermind. You’ll get there eventually. 🙈

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