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What to Do When You Don't Get the Job - Anika May
We’ve all been there. You spend so much time and energy putting everything into the perfect application. The unnaturally painful nerves you get minutes before the interview. Your heart skips a beat every time you receive an email or a phone call. The all-round passion and enthusiasm your brain creates in hopes of attaining the position. Even total pessimists like myself have a sprinkle of hope that shines for the weeks you sit in a pool of anxiety. Then one day, the call or email drops. Your heart races and as soon as your mind registers the words “unfortunately”, “unsuccessful” or even “I regret to inform you that”, every ounce of belief shrivels into a vacuum of nothingness and your surroundings become silent. As you can probably tell, I’ve been in this position more than once. If fact, it happened to me on the very day I’m writing this post. When it’s a job you’re so desperate for, it creates an element of heartache that becomes incredibly difficult to deal with. For me, this happened in the middle of the day, while I was at my existing job and I was in such a state of turmoil blended with …