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Has anyone ever posted a job indicating "Please do not apply unless you meet the qualifications"?

I'm just curious because I think I am getting every application from fast food, to delive… more


What are some red flags I should be on the lookout for when interviewing?


I was offered a job this week and I was extremely excited. They asked me to come in for an hour yesterday to fill out paperwork so I can get started on Monday. This paperwork included a 22-page employ… more


🫨What Shocks You? 🫨 Recruiters, what was the most shocking thing a candidate has said or done during an interview?


So, if I just put AI expert on my resume I can get a job at Facebook without having to talk to anyone?

"Hot AI Job Market Means Meta Is Offering Jobs Without Interviews, Zuck Emailing Candidates HimselfIf y… more

Why do employers have such a ridiculous list of requirements for entry or lower-level positions? The salaries never match the requirements employers are asking for either


How is the life at Siemens energy to work for at Orlando location?

Can anyone tell my why a company would ask for date of birth on an application? Doesn't feel appropriate due to potential discrimination.


What do tech recruiters even do? Besides miss meetings and ghost clients without warning?

Should I put my business info on my linked in profile under employment? I have a full time 9-5 , but I am also a part time business owner in an unrelated field (No conflicts of interest) .

I wanted to know what is your… more

I am on the lookout for individuals who are eager to learn, grow and contribute to our dynamic field in real estate.

Key Roles and Skills Needed:
• Marketing and sales: Ability to effectively communicate our brand's vision and … more

In a world where we are increasingly reliant on tech, why does the job market keep getting worse?


I had an interview scheduled with a recruiter for tomorrow but I just got an email saying the position has been filled... how could they fill the position without interviewing everyone? This feels lik… more


What does it mean when you’ve applied for jobs but you don’t get interviews and also don’t get a rejection emails? At some point I just wanted to get a rejection email to let go of hoping for particul… more

Is there a better way to get in touch with a recruiter or help a recruiter find me besides relying on LinkedIn? I have not been having much luck with the LinkedIn route.

Hey everyone I am about to come up on a year since I was laid off as a Business Systems Analyst and I can’t even get a single screen call or interview. I have had my resume re-done so many times by pe… more


Hi everyone. I am a Level 7 in my current role. At the phone screen for a different level 8 role within the same org, the recruiter said that in the system, it would count as a promotion and I would o… more

Hello everyone, I had held a job contracting for three months about 9 years ago that since I've seen a repetitive cycle in my employment circling this experience. Don't remember the name of th… more


Why do recruiters just ghost you when you're not selected for a position? Why can't they be bothered to send a proper rejection email or better yet, provide you with some feedback as to why yo… more


Had an interview with hiring manger that went pretty well and was told next round would be in a week. Didn’t hear back and followed up after 3 weeks to get an official no. A week later they ask to sch… more


Does this option on LinkedIn actually mean anything? I've never heard of or received any feedback based on just this indicator. Do recruiters actually see/use this?

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I haven't heard back from the recruiter in over 10 days, should I keep reaching out or take the hint? 😟

I had 2 phone screens today, back to back: Salesforce and Amazon. I got ghosted by both.

I am lucky to have a job, and be gainfully employed, but I can’t even imagine how soul crushing this would be for candidates… more


How many applications are there for remote tech support jobs? I'm not getting many callbacks and I'm wondering if my resume is even being seen in the sea of applicants.


I have 10 years experience with my current company, 3 of which pertain to technical support, repairs, and management. With the experience that I have in this role what kind of careers would I possibly… more

Do recruiters typically work on Sundays? Is it worth my time to be reaching out to them today?


What are the top three worst recruitment firms for a candidate to go through and why?


Hello there, I've been applying for project management positions, mostly in tech, for the past 6 months without a single interview. My application is being noticed, but not landing any interviews.… more

- Role: Security Engineer I
- Contract: 12 months with possible extension
- Pay: $40/hr
- Responsibilities: Tier 1 support on security incidents and triaging
- Location: US based (hybrid)more

Recruiters, how many people do you typically initially interview for an open position, vs. how many do you move forward to the next round of interviews?

Why does it seem like every recruiter has a background COMPLETELY unrelated to HR?

Like, I went and studied computers so I could work on computers. A doctor studies medicine so he can give people meds. A lawyer st… more


Do you actually use AI in your work? And if so, which AI tool are you using?

Hi. How soon is too soon when requesting an update on an interview process? I interviewed 3 weeks ago with an organization. They concluded all final interviews a week after my interview. They stated d… more

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