It has been a tremendously disappointing job search! I have spent countless hours on take-home projects and rounds of interviews to lead me to rejection emails. As a result, I am slowly becoming less motivated and feeling stuck in my current career and company. In addition, I recently became a single mother; her dad committed suicide last year, so it's been emotionally hard.
I tried to find motivation in other posts and LinkedIn articles, but it is hard! I've changed my resume a million times and it has worked to get calls, but it seems that I can't pass the final rounds!
People keep telling me the opportunities are at their peak, but I am having such a hard time finding a place that is a good fit. Many of the rejection emails consist of:
- You're too senior for this job.
- Your experience doesn't have enough financial analysis/experience with XXXX.
- Your compensation request cannot be met at this time (I think living in the Bay Area has made it hard to find something that is going to allow me to make all ends meet)
I didn't want this to become a sympathetic post!! I just feel so drained all around! I hope that people are having somewhat of a better experience than me! I am grateful for this community and the chance to just speak what is in my heart and mind ☺️