Job hunting with depression: ‘The rejection got to me and I couldn’t get out of bed’
Many people have found their mental health has been impacted by the widespread social isolation of lockdown, now almost a year into when Boris Johnson first announced the national stay-at-home order.
Throw in losing your job, and feeling a lack of purpose and financial worries, on top of these general struggles and feeling down, anxious or depressed is a totally normal experience.
When there is a lack of quality positions, you’re sending off many applications and not getting much response, or not landing the role after interviews, you won’t be the only job hunter feeling dejected.
Here we speak to people about their experiences and an expert provides some tips on how to job hunt effectively when you’re struggling with motivation.