Too early to feel hopeless?

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  1. ktmiller222

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    Even though there have been a decrease in jobs posted in my county, I still applied to a couple that I thought I had a good background for. I also didn't plan any trips this summer because I wanted to be available for interviews at any time. I know it's only July 6th but I'm already starting to feel hopeless and I'm being looked over. I have a great education and experiences. I'm really starting to think that you need to know people personally to teach in a great area. Any advice? Am I just being too inpatient this year?
     
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    mathmagic Connoisseur

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    Keep trying, and keep applying to everything that comes up! Feel free to post your resume/cover letter (with vital info redacted, of course) for people to look over here, even.

    Many of us here, myself included, got hired at the last second. I was hired the Friday before the teacher week started, in a different city...and it was the best possible fit I could've imagined.

    Don't lose hope - keep applying like crazy! Stay positive!
     
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    agdamity Enthusiast

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    There is still plenty of time to land a job for next year. If you're not getting calls for interviews, I would relook at your resume and cover letter.
     
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    Every day, I wonder myself, but then I remind myself that as it gets closer to school anything can happen and that anyone who already got a job is off the market for the one of which I am applying.
     
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    Thanks guys. Believe it or not, I got called in for an interview a day after I posted this. My interview is later this week. I hope things work out for me!
     
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    I got another interview call for next Monday myself.

    The best thing I can say is the more you go on the better you get at them. Don't lose hope. My mom got her job years ago because the regular teacher was in a bad car accident and died. Not to sound morbid, but the point is that you never know. Just stay vigilant about checking every day for new jobs!
     
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    Keep us updated on how the interview goes! ::fingers crossed::
     
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    Fingers crossed that everything goes well!!!
     

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