1. When you realize you'd be happy to get even a rejection email.
PLEASE ANYTHING JUST GIVE ME A SIGN OF LIFE
2. When the unthinkable happens.
3. When you get so bored you start making... unusual friends.
4. When you beat that game that's been filling all of your time.
5. When your busywork starts working against you.
6. Whenever an application requires this.
7. When you start questioning all the choices that got you here.
8. When time stops making sense.
9. When you check up on your calendar.
10. Or your to-do list.
11. When you start suspecting the career site is trolling you.
12. When you realize you can't remember the last time you put on real pants.
13. When you decide to head to the "office."
14. When you revise your cover letter for the 100th time.
15. Whenever anyone asks if there's been any progress.
"IF I GET A JOB, TRUST ME, EVERYONE WILL KNOW." — you