I Knew 2020 Was Going to Be a Rough Year for My Career. I Had No Idea How Bad.

I applied for over 100 jobs and dealt with a surprise lawsuit while grappling with a pandemic

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Just over a year ago, I was sequestered inside my apartment, barely leaving if I could help it. In late February 2020, the pandemic hadn’t yet become a terrifying reality in…