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The Stages Of Realizing You Can't Get Job Experience Because All Jobs Require Experience
See also: What hell must feel like.
Graduating college like a boss.
Assessing the job market.
But still proceeding with naive optimism.
Blindly applying to dream jobs.
Not hearing back from anyone.
Revising your outlook.
Looking at more practical jobs.
Reading that even these jobs require experience you don't have.
Becoming disillusioned with the American Dream.
Adding "fast learner" to your resume in hopes that it will make up for lacking experience.
Applying to dozens of mediocre jobs.
Sitting by your phone, expecting a call.
Realizing no one is going to call you.
Getting sick of advice from your parents.
Looking into alternatives like international volunteer organizations.
Realizing that you aren't even qualified for those.
Deciding you really just weren't meant to contribute to society.
Remembering you still need to pay rent.
Searching desperately for any job at all.
Working somewhere you don't want to work.
Taking a deep breath.
And continuing the job hunt.
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