I'm struggling I have been looking for a job since
October graduated in December. I don't know
what I'm doing wrong I have applied and keep
getting rejected. How do I land my first job ?

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Have you had your resume professionally optimized? I was having the same problem and then I had a professional do my resume and I started landing interviews. It really does make a huge difference.


Did you get rejected before the interview round or phone screen with hr? If so, your resume may need review.

First, I'd recommend having your resume professionally optimized. You should be able to find someone to do this on Upwork for not that much money. You might also want to consider getting a mentor. What types of jobs are you applying for?

I get rejected a lot before hand. I have updated my resume but I’m trying to figure out which positions for my education. I have a BS in Bus Mgmt and A MA in Econ concentration in Pgmt. I don’t know how to get noticed by recruiters at good companies. When I look at positions I feel lost if I can actually apply. I have internship experience but that’s it and a lot of positions I see require 3+ years of experience.

I have been applying to a lot of analyst positions since I am a new grad. However I get overwhelmed with job descriptions that seem to go past my experience. I just feel lost and a mentor would be amazing

So few thoughts here:
1. If you havent, maybe share your resumes on this platform for feedback
2. What is your career goal given you have few focus areas
3. Do you want to get your feet in the game by looking at internship, or unpaid positions?

I really appreciate you taking the time to respond. It truly means a lot.
1. I definitely will share my resume for feedback on here.
2. I have thought of 2 possible career goals a program manager and a consultant.
3. I am willing to do that if I can get my feet in the door

Hang in there. I have been there. The first job is the hardest to get. Once you get your feet in the door, it will get better.

Keep going! Some apply to hundreds of positions secure securing a role. Have you considered doing a consultation with a career coach or having an expert review your resume?

Thank You I hope I land something soon I won’t quit

Yes I will do that maybe that will be a tremendous help

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