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Re: Scared of job search failure stargazer2

Posted by Poet on January 4, 2008, at 13:40:15

In reply to Scared of job search failure, posted by stargazer2 on January 3, 2008, at 15:21:10

Hi stargazer,

I know that fear of rejection well. Monday I have a meeting with a headhunter and I told my T about it yesterday. She said "if you don't get the job or even an interview, I'm afraid you are going to think there is something wrong with you."

I am going to try hard to have the attitude of "there is nothing wrong with me, somethingis wrong with them for not hiring me." Maybe you can come up with a mantra that will help you feel less vulnerable?

I was bullied in a job in 2004 and I feel for you. I had a meltdown, went into a major depression and quit. As my T still reminds me I was in a bad situation that wasn't my fault.

Good luck job hunting.

Poet

 

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