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dealing with job rejection - how to handle rejection after interview

Job Rejection After an Interview? Here’s How to Handle It

Most of us have been there… rejected for a job you were perfect for and thought you were going to land. But what should you do next? As a former recruiter, I’m going to share 11 tips for dealing with job rejection after an interview so you can land a new job faster. Ask for […]

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How to Know You Got the Job: 7 Clues

There are a lot of articles online with long lists of signs you got the job, but I want to do something a little bit different here… mainly because most of those lists are misleading and will NOT help you. Here’s why: They give a bunch of small, unimportant factors that barely correlate with whether you […]

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How to Decline a Job Offer (4 Examples)

If you’re looking for how to decline a job offer, then you’re in the right place. Turning down an offer can be intimidating, but it’s an entirely normal part of job searching… whether you’re joining another company or just didn’t feel their position fits your career goals. And employers will understand… as long as you […]

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Quitting A Job Gracefully - How To Resign From A Job

Quitting A Job Gracefully – How To Resign From a Job

If you’re wondering how to resign from a job, then you’re in the right place. If you’re wondering, “Do I need to give two weeks notice?”, we’re going to cover that too. Giving a two week notice is an essential part of quitting a job gracefully, and I’ll explain the two big reasons why below.  […]

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Should You Call After an Interview?

If you’re wondering, “should I call after a job interview?”… then you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to walk you through when you should call (and NOT call) the interviewer after an interview. There are a couple of situations when it’s appropriate to call after an interview, but many cases where it’s *not* a […]

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Asking for Feedback After a Job Rejection

Asking for Feedback After a Job Rejection – Do’s and Don’ts

If you’re looking for advice on asking for feedback after a job rejection, you’re in the right place. I’m going to walk you through exactly how to ask employers for feedback, so you can improve and get hired faster. What we’ll cover: When to ask for feedback after getting rejected Should you ask via phone […]

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Forgot to Ask a Question in Your Interview? Here’s What to Do

An interview is always a high-pressure situation. No matter how much you prepare your answers, you might look back and wish you had said something different. The same goes for the portion at the end of your meeting when you’re the one in charge of asking questions — you might’ve forgotten something important you wanted to […]

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thank you emails after interview - samples

Best Sample Thank You Emails After an Interview (4 Examples)

If you’re looking for how to write a professional thank you email or note after your interview, you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to share exactly what to do (and NOT do) when thanking the employer, based on my experience as a recruiter. And I’ll give you plenty of sample thank you emails […]

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Who to Use for Professional References

Who to Use for Professional References

Knowing who to use for professional references (and who NOT to use) can be tricky. Employers usually ask for three professional references, and especially for those new to the workforce, identifying the best people can feel confusing. Read on to learn who you should use as professional references plus how to ask them. Who to […]

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Signs your interview went well or badly - how do you know if an interview went well?

15 Signs an Interview Went Well (or Badly)

There are a number of signs that your job interview went badly or you didn’t get the job after an interview, and also some signs it went well. This article will reveal the top 15 signs that your interview might have gone badly, including: lack of interest and negative body language from hiring managers the […]

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how long to hear back after a job interview

How Long to Hear Back After an Interview?

If you’re wondering how long it takes to hear back from a job interview, then keep reading. I’m going to share: How long it takes to hear back after a phone interview How long to hear back after an in-person interview Why it takes so long to hear back from interviews overall, and the top […]

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15 Best Follow Up Email Subject Lines and Templates for Job Seekers

Imagine this… You went on an interview last week, didn’t hear back, and just sent a followup email. You check your inbox the next day and your stomach sinks- no new messages. Still nothing. The reality is the follow up email subject line you choose is important, and the email is too. You want an answer but you can’t send […]

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