Do you remember the first time you set out to find your “real” 40hr job? Was it stressful? Was it easy? Were you glad it was over? Well, I know that I experience a lot of stress while job seeking and working on my professional skills. It can be a daunting task to have to prove yourself, your level of skill, and what you can offer to a company/business/agency.
What about if you had a military background, suffer from a severe or untreated mental illness, or are currently dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Would that make the job hunt even more stressful? Many people agree that it would.
Military Mainstream: Managing Stress and Job Hunting