13 times looking for a job is totally terrifying 

Petrified of making mistakes in your job search? You’re not alone…

Job hunting can be a terrifying experience, no matter how long you’ve been doing it for. From forgetting to change the company name on your cover letter, to drawing a blank at an interview, the possibility of something going wrong can be pretty scary – no matter how irrational your fears may be.

Here are 13 times looking for a job can seem totally terrifying:


  1. When you forget to update your CV

Five ways to refresh your CV

Free CV template


  1. When employers underestimate your skills


  1. When an employer checks your social media profiles

How to make your social media profiles recruiter safe

Five ways social media is costing you the job


  1. When everyone’s rushing to apply for the job you want

How to make your CV stand out from the crowd


  1. When you get a call to ask if now’s a good time for a phone interview

Telephone interview: Dos and don’ts

Telephone interview questions and answers


  1. When they ask you to interview on Skype

Video interview tips

Video interview questions


  1. When you literally can’t get out of bed to get ready

How to become a morning person


  1. When your flatmate tries to hurry you out of the bathroom


  1. When you weren’t told the dress code so you just have to wing it

What to wear for an interview

What not to wear to an interview


  1. When maps sends you in the wrong direction

12 things you should never do at an interview 


  1. When you’re seriously intimidated by your interviewer

Six types of interviewers that you need to know


  1. When your mind goes blank when they ask the first question

How to: Deal with stress in an interview


  1. When an interviewer makes you do roleplay activities  

Group interview tasks and activities


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