23 Haunted House Reactions That Reflect How You Feel About Job Hunting Sally Bracegirdle 19th October, 2015 shares Haunted houses are scary places. Job hunting is often even scarier.1. Realising you’re nowhere near qualified enough for any of the jobs you’ve found. 2. Telling your parents you will have to pay a company to intern for them. 3. Getting a rejection letter from a job you only applied to as an “in between” job. 4. Discovering the sheer amount of applicants going for the same job as you. 5. Realising there’s a mistake on the covering letter you just submitted. 6. Recognising someone at an interview. 7. Trying to stop your friends getting too excited about a job you’ve applied for in case they jinx your chances. 8. Stumbling over an advert for the perfect job…a day after the applications closed. 9. Reading suggested job descriptions and knowing you’re definitely not responsible enough for that job. 10. Turning up to an interview and immediately regretting your choice of outfit. 11. Dying inside when you realise that the CV you’ve been sending out in abundance also has a mistake on it. 12. Cringing as you start using work experience you did at school as a further example of your demonstrable industry knowledge. 13. Avoiding your parents’ judgement by bestowing judgement upon them for being impatient. 14. Finding an advert for a really good job that’s far away and trying to work out if it’s worth moving for. 15. Working out how much you could have earned per hour by now if your job search was paid. 16. Attempting not to seem desperate in your covering letters or at interviews. 17. Not knowing whether you want to laugh or cry when you get a second interview. 18. Panicking that actually you’re not sure you want to continue with the application. 19. Crying because you didn’t expect your job hunt to be this emotionally draining. 20. Waiting to hear whether or not you got the job. 21. Not believing that you actually got it. 22. Trying not to feel offended by your parents’ surprise. 23. And realising the drinks will have to be on you tonight.