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JOBLESS WOMAN REPLIED TO MORE THAN 500 JOB POSTINGS, ONLY 1 REPLIED

A netizen shared how she lost her job more than 2 months ago and is currently struggling to find a new job, applying for hundreds of job listings with little to no replies.

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Here is what she said

“I used to work as an accountant with a salary of about $4k plus before I was let go by my company, and since then I have been sending my resume to companies trying to get a new job.

I think my resume is pretty well written, it is the same one that I used to get my accounting job many years ago and details my many experiences and roles in my career.

For context purposes, I am 27 years old and have remained loyal to my current (now former) company, so my resume is not really illustrious.

And I also only have a polytechnic diploma.

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But anyway back to my job hunt, it seems that most of the jobs that I see online are looking for people with degrees and experience in the related field.

I don’t have a degree but I do have experience, but the employers appear to be blind to that fact.

I have sent hundreds and hundreds of emails and job applications, about 500 plus by now, and only ONE employer has replied.

That one reply invited me for a job interview, which I went about 2 weeks ago and have gotten no update from them, so I assume they have someone else in mind already.

This is very demoralising, and I just wanna ask, anyone has any ideas or tips to make me stand out from other job applicants?”

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