I am having such a hard time. Laid off two months ago and been interviewing regularly since then (averaging 5-10 interviews per week). Hundreds of applications. I either get rejected after the first round, or after the final one. Just so disheartening because I KNOW I’m exceptional at my job, and anyone I’ve worked with would say the same. But the market right now is crazy competitive and I don’t know what more I can do to secure a new position. Anyone else in a similar boat?

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One thing I find makes a difference is adding a cover letter and recommendations from previous execs.

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Have you tried a staffing company?

I would try and build a relationship with a recruiter/head hunter. They get you in the door faster and more effectively than just blindly applying.

I feel you. I am literally in the same situation.

DONT GIVE UP! Don’t give up!!

Did you try job agencies?

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