WHEN A PLACEMENT GOES WRONG, WHO IS RESPONSIBLE? THE CANDIDATE, THE CLIENT, OR THE RECRUITER?

Hiring a candidate is a long and meticulous process. Most companies will utilize both internal talent acquisition specialists as well as third-party recruitment agencies in the selection process. According to Harvard Business Review, most candidates in recent years who moved to a new job were not actually looking for one. Someone found them, facilitated the

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EXPECTATIONS OF CANDIDATES DURING THE RECRUITING PROCESS

Companies often hire third-party recruiters to assist them are searching for suitable candidates. They will clearly define their expectations in terms of candidates’ qualifications, experience, and skills. But, what about the expectations of candidates when it comes to working with a recruiter? LinkedIn surveyed more than 20,000 professionals from different parts of the world to

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KEEPING YOUR RESUME RELEVANT TO THE POSITION

Rejections can be disappointing and demoralizing. It can happen when trying to get your first job or looking for a new one after losing your job.

Despite repeated efforts and doing the best you can in the preliminary rounds, the call for a final interview sometimes never comes.

It is even worse when, after getting that final interview, you’re told, “We’ll get back to you. We still have a few more candidates to interview.”

It can feel like the final nail on the proverbial coffin.

Regardless of which stage of your career you are in, rejections may take the steam out of you and can push you to the brink by putting a dent in your confidence. However, you must stay resilient to get you through these challenging times.

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HOW TO STAY RESILIENT AFTER REPEATED INTERVIEWS AND STILL NO OFFERS FORTHCOMING

Rejections can be disappointing and demoralizing. It can happen when trying to get your first job or looking for a new one after losing your job.

Despite repeated efforts and doing the best you can in the preliminary rounds, the call for a final interview sometimes never comes.

It is even worse when, after getting that final interview, you’re told, “We’ll get back to you. We still have a few more candidates to interview.”

It can feel like the final nail on the proverbial coffin.

Regardless of which stage of your career you are in, rejections may take the steam out of you and can push you to the brink by putting a dent in your confidence. However, you must stay resilient to get you through these challenging times.

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WHAT CAN YOU DO TO BOLSTER YOUR SKILLSET WHILE WAITING FOR YOUR NEXT ROLE?

This past year has been a rollercoaster ride for countless people. According to ILO Monitor, 114 million people lost their jobs during the pandemic. Despite starting job searches with the best of intentions—sending out multiple resumes and zeroing in on perfect company matches—many applicants have found it difficult to find a job with an employer who genuinely values their skills and experience.

Undoubtedly, it is challenging to be unemployed. There are only so many variations of your resume you can write, so many in-person interviews you can go on, and so much rejection you can deal with before thinking there must be something wrong with what you are doing.

The truth is, networking and getting advice from experts about your search efforts isn’t always enough. Instead, here are some bona fide suggestions to help bolster your skillset while waiting for your next role.

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