My column on MediaBistro’s PRNewser is up.
Here’s an excerpt:
Rejection is one of those things that is going to happen during any job search. You might get lucky and find your dream job on the first interview, but at some point in your career, a job rejection will find its way to slap you in the face.
People don’t get the job for a plenty of reasons – being under or over-qualified, the internal candidate that “pops-up” last minute, job specification changes, etc. You realize that many of the reasons are beyond your control. And then comes the job you are passed up for, the one when everything seemed to point to you until you got the rejection call.
Read the rest of the article and the tips about how to get feedback on PRNewser: From the Recruiter’s Desk: They Didn’t Hire Me, But Why? How To Get Feedback During Your Job Hunt