If you’ve ever looked for a job—and please introduce me to the lucky person who hasn’t—you know that the process can be both exciting and exhausting, exhilarating and exasperating. It’s a roller coaster of joyous highs (“They’re bringing me back in!”) and stomach-churning lows (“What did I just say?”).
To get through it with your sanity intact, you need to keep your emotions in check. Otherwise, you’ll ride the waves up and down on a daily or even moment-to-moment basis. This can take its toll even if you’re only pursuing one opportunity. If you’ve got several on the table, you can bet 100% you’re going to feel wrung out.
You can see below in the metaphor of emojis exactly how it can play out from start to finish.
By: Vicki Salemi, Monster's Career Expert
The article was originally published on Monster.com