Jeff Magnuson, MBA
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A form rejection email is often not an accurate depiction of why you were not offered the job. Here are some other (very valid) reasons why you may not have received an offer, despite what you were told.

  • Hiring Freeze
  • Always Meant for an Internal Employee
  • Company is Afraid to Pull the Trigger
  • Found Someone Cheaper
  • Company Decided to Delay the Hire
  • Job Went to the Boss’s Niece
  • Company is Restructuring

Keep this in mind the next time you’re told “you weren’t a fit for our needs” or “we decided on a candidate with more experience” or not told a thing.

The ACTUAL reason could have absolutely nothing to do with you.

Of course, if this becomes a pattern, it’s possible your interviewing skills simply need some polishing. That’s easy enough to correct. I work with job seekers all the time in this area.

Bottom line: If a company decides not to move on with you (or never gives you any type of response), realize it’s their loss and continue to progress forward with your job search.

#jobsearch #rejection #jobseeker #interviews #advice

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Chuck Brewer

People hiring are trained to spot those who plan to tax everyone around them. Too many narcissists trying to enter the work force.

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Shirley E Biggins

I think you have the wrong person.

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Darryl Hartley

No experience with the position at hand

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James Sherman

Jeff, I believe I am a victim of Ageism. Whereas my chronological age is one number, I don't look not act or dress my age. I've been out a year and a month. interview about twice a month, double thumbs up on Indeed, yet nothing concrete. Your thoughts and ideas, Please.

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JEROME ZWART

Appreciate your help and support 🙏 ❤ 🙌 I will not forget you ❤

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Denise Stathatos

There are so many resources to help people get jobs now a days. Just go onto You Tube and watch videos on the modern day job search. Things have changed from the past in this new era. It is a seller's market so charge ahead.

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Cynthia Burzachiello

👍

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