9 Lessons She Learned From Job Hunting (& how to land the job of your dreams)

9 Job Hunting Lessons

By Cheryl Yee 

I was truly blessed when I was offered a job right after finishing my undergraduate’s degree in 2015. After two years working in the sports industry in Portland, I realized that some of my passions and curiosities lied in the tech industry in Seattle. The logical method when transitioning is to find a job before quitting. That wasn’t the case for me because it was too difficult for me to interview in a different city during work hours. (It’s different for everyone though!) I was job hunting for a month and half and it was one of the most difficult times. Here’s what I would like to share on things I’ve learned…

  1. Job Hunting is hard and time consuming for EVERYONE

Anyone who is looking for a job will go through this. You’re not alone and there is no exception. It’s hard because you don’t know what to expect and you don’t know when the grueling job hunting process will end. There are people out there who job hunt for over a year! But it’s okay, acknowledge that it’s a struggle but it’s also something that we ALL will eventually get through together. Great things don’t always come easily; you have to work for it. Make it worth your while and admit that it’s hard. Job hunting is a full time job of itself.

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AFTER COLLEGE: 10 Post-College Graduate Feels

In life, we go through so many phases. Arguably one of the bigger ones in your younger years will be the moment you graduate. You embark on what adults misleadingly call, “the real world”. I’m about to address your biggest crisis in your 20s:

Why do I feel like when I finally have the financial freedom from my parents, that I start to censor and limit myself willingly? Is it weird that I’m not really using the major that I spent four years in classes for? Why do I feel dejavu every time Sunday comes around? Am I even qualified enough to *do this*? 

Well long story short, here’s a summary of how you may have felt in the first 365 days since college graduation: Continue reading “AFTER COLLEGE: 10 Post-College Graduate Feels”