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    Hello guys,


    I have been unemployed for over two years now. I graduated in 2015 and attended many interviews but no sign of any job offers. I have attended many graduate schemes and non-graduate scheme interviews and asked for feedback and worked on my interview and other skills but that didn't help too. I am a mature student (32 years old) and honestly feel like I have ran out of options.

    anyone in the same boat as me?
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    (Original post by _Aristotle_)
    Hello guys,


    I have been unemployed for over two years now. I graduated in 2015 and attended many interviews but no sign of any job offers. I have attended many graduate schemes and non-graduate scheme interviews and asked for feedback and worked on my interview and other skills but that didn't help too. I am a mature student (32 years old) and honestly feel like I have ran out of options.

    anyone in the same boat as me?
    If youve attended many interviews, then your problem is interviews and not applications. Thats a good thing.

    Buy a second hand copy of this book and read it through. You will find it quite supportive and explanatory on the process. Its not the best but it should give you a different way of looking at things, especially interviews. Hang in there you just need to get smart and back yourself .


    ps Any edition is fine , so you can get one for pennies off ebay or Amazon..

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/What-Color-.../dp/039957820X
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    (Original post by _Aristotle_)
    Hello guys,


    I have been unemployed for over two years now. I graduated in 2015 and attended many interviews but no sign of any job offers. I have attended many graduate schemes and non-graduate scheme interviews and asked for feedback and worked on my interview and other skills but that didn't help too. I am a mature student (32 years old) and honestly feel like I have ran out of options.

    anyone in the same boat as me?
    You haven't exhausted all of your options because you can apply for those same graduate schemes again next time.

    You really need to listen to the feedback you were given. If they said you didn't demonstrate the power of networking or displayed leadership, then it would be better to come up with a different example or amend your existing one focussing more on the Action of STAR. If they said you lacked experience, there's not much you can do apart from getting experience (although this only apply to non-graduate schemes).

    If I were you, I would get any job in the mean time to keep your humanity in check and to just keep ploughing through.

    When I finished university, I was unemployed for a whole year. I decided to do something to fill my time and now have been fortunate enough to be on a grad scheme next year.

    Honour the struggle, my friend. You're gonna make it!
 
 
 
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