21 Tweets About Looking For a Job That Will Make You Say “At Least It’s Not Just Me”
When the job hunt’s not going all too smoothly, it’s easy to feel like you’re all too alone.
But you’re not.
1. OK so, nobody ever said looking for a job after uni would be easy…
me: trying to look/apply for graduate jobs… pic.twitter.com/9qCzxPs8dw
— Melissandre (@DiscoPanda_) March 27, 2015
2. But no one ever said it would be this hard.
How close I am to stop applying for a job since no matter how hard I try I don't get results. pic.twitter.com/CRwd4nRK7M
— sad boy (@whowasyariel) September 11, 2016
3. Like, seriously. Is it even possible?
When you go for a job at 22 and they want you to have at least ten years experience. pic.twitter.com/PR5vkeNVzg
— Roy Cropper (@RoyCropperNOT_) December 4, 2016
4. IS IT??
HOW AM I MEANT TO GET A JOB WHEN ALL OF THEM REQUIRE "MORE EXPERIENCE" pic.twitter.com/JkxdaqkaTx
— Rachel (@blockbclb) November 3, 2016
5. Because it doesn’t seem like it is.
Me: applying to jobs
Requirements: PhD, 5.0 GPA, actual astronaut
— a ∘ n ∘ n ∘ a (@annandwhiskey) September 26, 2017
6. Sorry but how is having a degree not enough to qualify you for a graduate job?
When I'm about to apply for a job but they include " …with relevant 5 years experience" pic.twitter.com/wV5O05fPvO
— u s i n e h👑 (@Mtolo_Sne) June 8, 2017
7. You might as well not have bothered.
This is a worryingly accurate description of me at uni pic.twitter.com/UDcGSEi13O
— Alex Jeffrey (@lux_jeff) September 10, 2015
8. And why does nobody want to provide you with any feedback?!?!
I SPEND A GOOD 20 MINUTES FILLING OUT YOUR APPLICATION AT LEAST BREAK THE SUSPENSE AND TELL ME I DIDN'T GET THE JOB pic.twitter.com/H7HL90oVOc
— gabby (@gabbylaur2n) July 8, 2017
I've been applying for jobs all day they better hire me or else pic.twitter.com/frLmFrOnAx
— ً (@iIoveseok) August 10, 2017
10. You don’t deserve this.
me desperately applying for full-time jobs before graduation pic.twitter.com/UvKfsKJFWZ
— DJ (@janiedayyy) April 19, 2017
11. You really don’t.
me every time i get rejected from a job i applied for pic.twitter.com/T03i8krHNv
— devil's avocado (@gabrielbersith) June 20, 2017
12. It’s not fair. At all.
job application: what are some of your long term career goals with our company?
— 眞人 B.I.E. Feezy (@efeezyubeezy) May 12, 2017
13. But you’ve got to persevere.
me desperately applying to jobs i know i won't get as my bank account balance slowly declines pic.twitter.com/fRBgy8J0s7
— Anne (@amclayy) April 10, 2017
14. What other options do you have?
Me after applying to jobs all morning pic.twitter.com/4AAtUHZ9f2
— Tori Trotta (@ToriTrotta) April 20, 2017
15. You just want a job FFS.
— Alieza Rose (@RoseAlieza) October 13, 2014
16. Literally any job will do at this point.
Me applying for jobs pic.twitter.com/o8yOb7HGvG
— Breanna Heffernan (@breheffernan) October 13, 2017
17. You’ve become so used to rejection it’s unhealthy.
Every job iv applied for has rejected me pic.twitter.com/5gqAzCMDAz
— beth (@buterasreject) July 26, 2017
18. What happens if no one ever wants to hire you?
me when I get another job rejection email pic.twitter.com/LeINb6Ignj
— stu pickles (@eringobraghIess) July 30, 2017
19. This isn’t what you signed up for when you decided to do a degree.
Me after my third job rejection in two weeks: pic.twitter.com/EnzzRqWsZG
— steph (@steph_dykes) May 11, 2016
20. Surely your time will come soon?
me applying for jobs pic.twitter.com/JdtgqPaoXL
— y2cae (@CCastanhinha) November 6, 2014
Everyone: How's applying for jobs?
— Luke Neubaum (@Lukenukebomb) May 29, 2017
Finding a graduate job doesn’t have to be this hard.
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