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19 Images That Accurately Reflect How Every Graduate Feels In Their First Job Interview

Job interviews are a source of many struggles for graduates once they leave university. These images accurately reflect how you feel in the first one.

1. When your parents text you beforehand telling you to “just be yourself.”

Great. That’s very helpful. Thank you.

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2. When you arrive and suddenly feel under-prepared and inadequate.

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3. When you have to introduce yourself and can’t think of anything interesting to say.

4. When you’re asked why you chose to apply for the job.

5. And what you hope to get out of it.

6. When you’re trying to explain why you think you’re right for the role.

7. As well as any important and relevant skills you could bring to it.

8. When you’re asked what you’ve been up to since graduating.

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9. When you have to discuss how your degree has prepared you for the role.

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10. And what transferable skills you acquired from being a student.

11. When you have to tackle the issue of relevant work experience even though you’ve obviously been a student for the last few years.

12. So you basically end up sounding like this:

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13. When you have to try not to take offence to any insinuation that you might not be perfect.

14. Or when someone points out that there’s a spelling mistake on your CV.

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15. When you’re asked if you have any final questions or comments.

16. When you leave the interview and you have to try to make sure your face doesn’t reflect your internal emotions.

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17. When your phone rings shortly after and you’re genuinely worried it’s because you’ve already been rejected.

18. When you call your parents to vent about how badly it went and they tell you that you’re just being melodramatic.

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19. And when you get home and feel 110000% done with looking for a graduate job.

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