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Applied to a couple product manager positions with companies I was very excited about. Received rejection emails from 2 within a couple days of applying. Any advice? Would you re-apply via a different channel? Try to connect with people who work there on LinkedIn? Just feels like the door got slammed in my face without anyone peeking through the peephole.

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If it’s a rejection I don’t think HR or the hiring manager thought you were a good fit, so I wouldn’t reapply. Doesn’t hurt to network though

It’s a very competitive market and you’re targeting the most selective roles. Know that it’s likely high 90%s of applicants were in your same camp.

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