The job application process can be emotionally taxing. Getting rejected by employers can be even worse. It could leave you wondering what went wrong. Here are some possible reasons why you didn’t get the job.
Not as Qualified
Even if you are qualified for the position, other candidates may be more qualified, or possess specific skills that the employer is looking for.
You Didn’t Sell Yourself
You might be qualified, but you may not have promoted yourself enough. The only way interviewers can get to know your strengths is if you share them.
Didn’t Research the Company
Interviewees should always research the company beforehand. You should get the necessary basic information on the company’s home page. But you should also check out their social media handles as well.
Not Following Directions
If there’s a specific set of instructions on what to bring to the interview, make sure you follow them. Otherwise, it will look like you don’t care about the job.
Not Asking Questions
Employers want interviewees to ask a lot of questions, otherwise, they will assume they aren’t interested in the position. Make sure you prepare by thinking of solid questions to ask beforehand, that you can’t find online.
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