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Bombed an interview for my dream job. I’m feeling so numb right now, and I can’t seem to process what just happened.

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I’m sorry this happened! I’ve overlooked some things in interviews when I felt someone had potential. But even if you did totally bomb it, you are in the thick of it - the lowest point in terms of the shame and embarrassment. Just keep putting one foot in front of the other and it will be behind you before you know it.

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I thought I bombed an interview for my dream job and ended up with an offer, so keep hope alive!

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I feel for you OP! Keep trying and know that you’ll land your dream role soon

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True OP!! Had the same sinking feeling about two years ago when I didn’t land a dream role. Stayed at my current firm and weirdly I did all the things I dreamt of in my current role. Maybe there’s something better there! Plus you don’t know how they perceived you. We always think the worst of ourselves 😑

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Don’t be too harsh on yourself please… nerves are taken into account when measuring interview performance.

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What’s for you, will be for you. Don’t count yourself out until you know for sure. If there are 1-2 specific things you’d like to correct from the interview, then you may be able to do so in a follow-up thank you email.

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Hey i landed my “dream” job even though I thought I bombed, but all the ones I thought I crushed, I didn’t. Chin up!!

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Don’t think too much about it. You might not even have done bad. Just wait for the feedback from the company.

The interviewer asked me to take a deep breath and work through it. My nervousness was pretty visible I think 😫

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