1. This Is What Recruiters Are Thinking When Job Seekers Are Unsuccessful

    This Is What Recruiters Are Thinking When Job Seekers Are Unsuccessful

    Recruiters may seem intimidating, but they genuinely want the best for both candidates and the company. Good recruiters want you to have the best experience possible during the application and interview process–but even though they want the best for you, there are some things that they just can’t share. Salary bands, candidate competition, internal HR tactics –let’s just call them trade secrets. They are the confidential information that, unfortunately, recruiters cannot divulge.

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    1. We took advantage of you and we don't value you highly.
    2. Don't try to look smarter than you really are.
    3. It's not about specific questions or answers that stand out, but rather the candidates who display a great deal of passion about what they do that really stand above the rest, You Never Had A Chance After That Bad First Impression
    4. Your references should talk about your strengths in specific situations– not just basic information, [References] should be ready to provide examples of actual projects where you exceeded expectations.
    5. Bad references can ruin your candidacy as much as good ones can strengthen it.
    6. This phenomenon is even more prevalent in the last five years or so because of LinkedIn's growing popularity, Even if you choose not to give anybody there as a reference, backdoor references can reveal the skeletons in your closet.
    7. Hiring managers are reviewing social media pages to become educated about the background and brand the person is articulating and to look for red flags, They aren't using it to find ways not to hire someone who is qualified, but to make sure they present themselves in an accurate way.