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Hunting for graduate job is making me depressed watch

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    Basically, I am applying for jobs in my field; Graphic Design, usually 'junior' roles, because aside from volunteering and the odd freelance project, I have no solid professional experience. Unlike many, whom have like a placement year as part of their course.

    Now, I know I'll probably get some stick from people saying: "suck it up", "your not the only one", or "applicants for graduate jobs are massively oversubscribed". Yes I get all of these statements I know.

    But you know, when your doing all you can- and 'nothing'. Well thats how I feel. I've been writing, writing and re-writing my CV loads of times, I've applied to jobs on reed.co.uk, I've emailed a few companies, I've asked mates, I'm using LinkedIn to network (even a free trial of the premium)- but no luck!

    I'm becoming tired with lethargy and depression. I currently already work in a job, but its' my student job I've had for years, and I want a job in a particular city so I can move with partner.

    Any constructive advice? Aside, from the usual 'suck it up'?

    It is a tough one. Can't give any advice to be honest because i'm in pretty much the same situation.

    Maybe, just maybe you have to consider an alternative.

    This may sound like i'm saying suck it up but you can be more positive about it. Think: Why do i want to do graphic design? What would give me similar satisfaction?
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