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So mentally exhausted with job search. I know times are hard but I thought I chose a safe career. After being burnt out during tax season and then laid off I don't know if this misery will ever end. I am usually not like this, but lately going even through another interview gives me an anxiety attack. How do I overcome this?

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That sucks. I’m really sorry to hear you’re going through this. Are there things you can do to build some confidence? I find that getting some quick wins helps. Or reflecting on past wins and thinking about how I can apply those lessons to the current situation.

How can I help? I do resume and career consulting on side. Let me know if you want to connect. Former GT here. Hang in there 💕

I would echo what others have said. It’s important to acknowledge your wins. It’s a tough market out there right now given the circumstances and you are getting interviews, people are realizing the skill set you have - that’s important. Don’t be too hard on yourself, best thing to do is have a positive outlook and acknowledge the areas you can grow in after each interview/interaction.

Job searches suck, by definition. Keep Your head up. You only not find ONE new role. 😎

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