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Employers Ghosting Applicants | What to Do If You Don’t Hear Back

Illustration by Marian Blair

So, you had a great job interview. You communicated confidence and competence, fielded every weird interview question, and sent a follow-up email thanking your prospective employer for their time.

And then, nothing.

If this sounds familiar, …

By Angel Eduardo - Idealist Careers
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How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

When’s the last time you read a job description? If you’re currently job hunting, your immediate answer might be something like “last night” or “a few minutes ago.” But ask yourself: When’s the last time you really read a job …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Decline a Job Offer via Email | Template Toolbox

Illustration by Marian Blair

If, after getting a job offer you decide to turn it down, it’s important that you do it in a way that comes across as professional and appreciative. If you’re considering declining an offer via email, …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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This Is How You Reschedule An Interview Without Ruining Your Chances

So you applied for a job, someone read your resume and you’ve been offered a job interview — congratulations! You’ve accepted that interview and you’re well on your way to hopefully landing the gig. It’s coming up but, suddenly, something else …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
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Here Are 15 Possible Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired—and How to Fix Them

Job searching is a grind. And the longer you’re at it, the worse it seems to get. It can be so discouraging to put yourself out there and get rejected over and over again or be met with radio silence.

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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