Frustrated with the job hunt

Writing and rewriting a resume and cover letter is somewhat of a daunting task. There are so many words in the English language that one can put down for a position that they held when applying for another one. You can only list so many accomplishments without sounding overbearing, overwhelming, and overqualified for some jobs that are out there. However, one cannot throw in the towel and just stop looking. We must push forward and continue to strive to find that job that everyone keeps saying, “You just haven’t found the right one yet”.

Yet. When is yet going to be found? It is heartbreaking to submit application after application and finding that nothing comes from them. I read that for every 7 applications that you turn in you might, might get an interview. I’m seriously considering the “return to school” option at this point but even then it doesn’t guarantee a job at the end of the degree sought avenue. I just want to find something that I can feel utilized, worthy, and honestly respected for my knowledge and depth of higher education in. I want to be able to help pay for my sons education for the next four years.

I really want something to come of all the applications I am putting forward. I know, jump off your soap box there are others in the same position. I just wish I knew what I was missing when I apply each time.


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