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Christina Pacheco
Christina Pacheco

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Five things I have learned being a jobless 27 year old

It has been 13 days, 298 hours and 17,930 minutes of being fun-employed. Never did I think at 27 years old, at the peak of my career, I would be jobless. Life, man. It holds no mercy.

Furthermore, on my job seeking journey I have learned a couple of things:

  1. Be sure your LinkedIn is updated!

  2. Pick a company that aligns with your values and morals.

  3. Do NOT let imposter syndrome invade!!

  4. Werk the room! Do not be afraid to leverage your network

  5. Be yourself. simple.

If you have recently experienced a layoff or rescinded offer, take care of your mental first, keep going and learn more.

Check back for next weeks post!

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mikeyGlitz

did I think at 27 years old, at the peak of my career, I would be jobless.

You're not giving yourself enough credit. I didn't really feel like I was getting into my stride until I entered into my 30's. Things are looking up for you. You've got time!

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Christina Pacheco Author

Thank you πŸ₯Ί.

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Otu Michael

✌️

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Omri Gabay

Who said that 27 is the peak of your career? Why would you even think that?

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Christina Pacheco Author

Honestly, that’s what it felt like at the time. I’m hoping for something bigger and better!

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Andrew Baisden

Great tips these are hard times with viruses, wars and recessions all over the place.

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Christina Pacheco Author

Right Andrew!! We certainly have to keep our spirits high here.

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ajayts07

Yes, you're right though!

Thank you for sharing.

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Christina Pacheco Author

Thank you for reading!