Always Tell Your Candidates Why They Didn’t Get Hired

Looking for a job can be stressful, exciting and cumbersome.

I’m an internal recruiter for Nexxt.  Having been in the recruitment industry for 18 years, I’ve seen applicants make some pretty bad moves that reduce their hiring appeal.

The hardest thing for job seekers is waiting around for that email or phone call to see where you stand – that validation of knowing if they got the job or not.  We use these gut-wrenching phrases, such as “We have decided to pursue other candidates”. There are consolation phrases to the effect of “We plan to keep your resume on file should any future needs arise”.  They are hard to deliver and hard to receive, but it is part of our job.

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