What not to do when you don’t get the job

With job applications come job rejections. They are inevitable in a world were applicants outnumber available positions. It is frustrating and sometimes frightening and no one blames you for wanting to throw something at the wall when you get rejected yet again. And feel free to do so, as long as it’s something soft, not staining, there are no humans, animals or breakable objects in the way and you’re alone. I recommend something by Nerf.

Here’s what not to do. Email the recruiter or hiring manager(s) back and tell them they’ve made a mistake. A friend of mine, who recently filled a position, sent me this note she received from a rejected candidate: “That’s sad to hear. I did my homework on [job] and thought i was a prime candidate. Thank you for your time.”

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  1. As I was reading this, I got a rejection letter. I didn’t even make it to the interview round (it was one of those form letters major companies send once the position is filled) so I’m not upset, but I’m getting quite a bit of a chuckle at the timing.

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