Month: December 2016

How applying for Jobs will offend You

How applying for Jobs will offend You

I published this post on my former blog, when I was first applying for jobs after Uni. The case is still very apparent, so I wanted to re-share a slightly updated version here. — In a few months, I will officially be able to call myself Master of Science in Marketing, so I have recently started applying for jobs in both Berlin and Stockholm. Although this is my first official “post-graduate” job, I have already worked full-time for around 2 years, have done various internships and have worked part-time along my studies since 2009. Besides my Marketing Master, I have been taking courses in Decision Support and Risk Analysis and also have otherwise not been lazy – using my spare time to learn Swedish or practice my SEO skills. The past weeks that I spent applying for jobs have been among the most frustrating of my life. I can call myself lucky to land an average of 2 interviews a week – however, I don’t feel too happy about that at all. And here’s why.