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A lot of my friends have been getting new job offers from amazing companies and while I’m extremely happy and excited for them, I can’t help but feel sad & depressed. I’ve been interviewing for months and have gotten rejected from everywhere I’ve applied. I’m trying to stay positive and celebrate with my friends bc I know they’d do the same for me but it’s difficult because I feel left behind and unsuccessful compared to them. It would help if I knew there was a light at the end of this tunnel.

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There is light. The night is always darkest before the dawn.

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You give me hope !

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Someday my friend. Time is less relevant than you think.

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I'm going through this right now. I helped 3 people land MBB as exp hires recently. Have an offer I don't really want to accept but a job > no job so I get it. Trust me. You're not not progressing at all you know? Experience is worth something regardless of if it's exactly where you want to be.

Keep trying, things will eventually happen one day!

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I hope so!

Definitely don’t compare yourself to others. Not worth it. I moved to a rural area in Idaho and am so much happier being away from the competition of life. Created a card game and am doing a couple of side hustles. Am making more money doing that than some partners make and am a whole heck of a lot happier.

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Im in the same position. I have interviewed at 12 to 14 places since July and nothing yet. Keep positive or it will reflect in the interviews. Maybe ask one of your successful friends to do a mock interview you and give you feedback.

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Yup, I have a friend at McK helping me prep! I’ve applied to about 55 jobs and have been rejected from all

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Happy to put in a referral if you find a role that you think would be a good fit :)

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What’s your current role at Uber if you don’t mind sharing

Same here! Been trying since august and no luck. Doordash rejected me saying competition is high and we found better folks. My resume isn’t even getting thru the ATS with referrals now 🤷🏻

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Thank you! Hope we can turn our luck around soon! Good luck to you too!

Remember, if something is not working repeatedly try to change. Evaluate what went wrong and work on it. Every failure is a lesson you learn. I always analyze post interview try some changes and observe if that helped or not. Continuous improvement is the key… with same input you will get more or less same output…

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Something that was helpful for me to keep my spirits up (may or may not be for you). You only need one acceptance. I got rejected from 10+ companies and finally got an offer from McK.

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GenZ discovers about competitive job market. Keep going, but if what you do doesnt work, chamge ir. Ask for feedback of your interviews, and how could have nailed it.

Is there anything you believe you could change in your application content and/or method? What did your friends do when they were successful?

Their feedback isn’t really helpful. Usually just, “I got lucky.” I have a case prep coach and have been using RocketBlocks to prep now in hopes I’ll see some change in outcomes after my interviews!

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