Eons ago, when I had a particularly hateful job, I had what seemed like 52 interviews in 52 weeks until the boss whom I had written up for sexual harassment laid me off. I was eminently qualified for the jobs where I interviewed. I had the experience, had a Master’s degree and Senior Level Certification but no offers. As someone who interviewed candidates for a living, I couldn’t figure out what I was doing wrong or what was wrong with me. A retained search recruiter friend told me that I was going for jobs for which I was over qualified and that firms like to compare their ideal candidate with the top of the heap (but not hire them) and were merely using me as a measuring post. The more I interviewed the more my self-confidence decreased and the lower down on the rung were the jobs I chose. It was a self-defeating cycle. So if this reminds you of anything you are experiencing, try to put on your big person pants and go seek the job you deserve.