How to Use a Job Rejection to Your Advantage

Published: Nov 18, 2010

If you’re job-searching, you know all too well the awful feeling of realizing that you didn’t get a job, especially if it was one you really wanted. Even great candidates find themselves striking out again and again in this market, simply because there are far more job seekers than jobs available. But if you’re like most people, you probably don’t realize that you can actually make productive use of a job rejection. Here’s how to turn a disappointment into an opportunity: Ask for feedback on what could have made you a stronger candidate.

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