Created on Monday, 19 October 2009 14:50
Written by Elaine
Job searching can be both demanding and discouraging. Creating an impressive cover letter and resume, researching on the company, preparing for the interview and more often then not, handling rejections.
Does the line "We will call you" sound familiar? After a few rounds of interviews, you may receive little, if not no, feedback from the companies for why you weren't chosen. Most times, the rejection comes through via email or snail mail, or in the form of a cold unfeeling call from an unrelated party, usually the clueless receptionist.
But not giving up so easily, you work on your interview skills, delve deeper into research and prepare even harder for the interview. You make sure you have good interview skills, did more than adequate research and you fully prepare for the big day. You leave no reasons why it should still go wrong. Yet after even more rounds of interviews, some even to the final interview, you find yourself back at square one.
So, what went wrong?
Before you start feeling sorry for yourself and thinking that you are unworthy of employment, here are actually three real and valid reasons for why you weren't chosen and it is really not your fault.
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