Hi. I've been having a really rough couple weeks recently and reality hit me after graduating. I basically feel like I don't have any skills to offer to society in the form of an ideal job and I guess I just feel kinda lost right now.. any additional advice you have would be greatly appreciated. Thank you 💙
It’s completely okay to feel that way, friend, there is no ideal job; especially these days. It’s okay to feel lost as well - this is probably the first time in your life that you’re not being told where to go next, and that’s extremely disorientating.
Explore what you like to do and look for jobs based on that - and don’t worry if you don’t get your “ideal” job right away. For now, just apply wherever you can. My first job out of school was working in a grocery bakery, and then to a fabric store (where I still work). There’s time to build up to the job you want, and each job can teach you an important lesson.
Don’t forget about your hobbies and passions, though! Go for YouTube or Twitch in your off-time if that drives you, volunteer at different places, play Friday Night Magic at your local game store, experiment with cooking when you can, whatever interests you. Your job is only one side of your life, and you are so much more.
I hope that helps, friend. Don’t stress it too much, you can do this <3
Keep on shining!