Job Hunting Advice - Job Interviews https://www.careercast.com/career-guidance/advice/rss.xml en Hiring A Recent College Grad https://www.careercast.com/career-news/hiring-recent-grads <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Hiring A Recent College Grad</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/college-grad-article.jpg?itok=Wpz_6pg9" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 06/07/2017 - 10:04</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">CareerCast.com</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>With the arrival of summer comes a new wave of college graduates into the labor force. The influx of talent makes a seller's market for employers with entry-level positions, but finding the right fit for your organization among the thousands of potential applicants presents unique challenges. </p> <p>Even the most experienced, recent college graduate will typically lack the work experience of the&amp;nbsp;...&amp;nbsp;</p><div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/hiring-recent-grads" class="more-link" hreflang="en">More</a></div></div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 07 Jun 2017 17:04:45 +0000 CareerCast.com 51201 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/hiring-recent-grads#comments Choosing an Interview Style and Format https://www.careercast.com/career-news/choosing-interview-style-and-format <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Choosing an Interview Style and Format</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/job-interview-article-110116.jpg?itok=LTvTOsRx" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 12/20/2016 - 16:04</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Will Zimmerman </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>So you have a job opening, you’ve written a <a href="http://blog.proven.com/job-descriptions" target="_blank">killer job description</a>, posted it out to the job boards and now have a flood of candidates coming in. You’re ready to interview, but what kind of interview should you do?</p> <p>Consider the different interview formats and styles you can use and the pros and cons of each so that&amp;nbsp;...&amp;nbsp;</p><div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/choosing-interview-style-and-format" class="more-link" hreflang="en">More</a></div></div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:04:26 +0000 CareerCast.com 48268 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/choosing-interview-style-and-format#comments How to Land Your Dream Job and Not Embarrass Yourself in the Process https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-land-your-dream-job-and-not-embarrass-yourself-process <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">How to Land Your Dream Job and Not Embarrass Yourself in the Process</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/cc-article-101716.jpg?itok=AiDgppps" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 12/20/2016 - 15:48</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Michael Gleason </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>It’s time to face a harsh truth: This isn’t the job market of yesteryear. Your grandpa might love regaling crowds with the story of working his way from the mailroom to the boardroom, but that’s no longer a reality.</p> <p>The average U.S. worker today holds a job for <a href="https://www.fastcompany.com/1802731/four-year-career" target="_blank">about 4.4 years</a>, though that figure appears to be lower for&amp;nbsp;...&amp;nbsp;</p><div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-land-your-dream-job-and-not-embarrass-yourself-process" class="more-link" hreflang="en">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelgleason" target="_blank">Michael Gleason</a>, an entrepreneur and technology expert, is founder and CEO of <a href="http://inmyarea.com/" target="_blank">InMyArea.com</a> and <a href="http://www.consumerbrands.com/" target="_blank">Consumer Brands LLC</a>, innovative technology and publishing companies based in Newport Beach, California.</p> <p>Michael worked in Washington, D.C., for former US Sen. Tom Harkin and advised President Bill Clinton. Michael holds degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Los Angeles.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/yramirez-career-topics/advicedelete/advice" id="taxonomy-term-1071" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/yramirez-career-topics/advicedelete/advice"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Advice</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 23:48:41 +0000 CareerCast.com 48265 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-land-your-dream-job-and-not-embarrass-yourself-process#comments Debating Accepting A Job Offer https://www.careercast.com/career-news/debating-accepting-job-offer <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Debating Accepting A Job Offer </span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/cc-article-221x185.png?itok=MVRm4bum" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 08/17/2015 - 12:00</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">CareerCast.com</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> You found a job opening of interest to you. You submitted your application and resume, earned an interview and maybe even a second. </p> <p> Your skills, confidence and prior preparation -- from studying CareerCast.com, no doubt -- impressed the interviewer so much that you have been offered the position. Congratulations! </p> <p> But... </p> <p> What if you are unsure that you want to accept? </p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/debating-accepting-job-offer" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:00:07 +0000 CareerCast.com 41942 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/debating-accepting-job-offer#comments Seven Job Interview Prep Tips https://www.careercast.com/career-news/seven-job-interview-prep-tips <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Seven Job Interview Prep Tips </span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/interview-article-060215.jpg?itok=2kwAbU8p" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:33</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">RetiredBrains.com</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Unfortunately many job seekers make errors in their job interview which cost them the opportunity of being hired. This is particularly true for those that have been out of work for some time. These tips, if followed, should offer you the best opportunity of getting the job or at the very least receiving the consideration you deserve if your background and skills are a match for the opening.</p> <p><strong>1. Interview with a temp firm or staffing organization prior to interviewing with an employer.</strong></p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/seven-job-interview-prep-tips" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:33:35 +0000 CareerCast.com 41492 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/seven-job-interview-prep-tips#comments 5 Tips That Will Drain the Stress From Your Next Big Interview https://www.careercast.com/career-news/5-tips-will-drain-stress-your-next-big-interview <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">5 Tips That Will Drain the Stress From Your Next Big Interview</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/cc-article-050715_0.jpg?itok=Fswo1JTI" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 05/07/2015 - 14:00</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Matthew Arrington</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>There's nothing like an attack of nerves to ruin a job interview. Even if you're confident that you're the best fit for the position, once your nerves hit, your chances of landing the job can crumble.</p> <p>And if you think a great resume makes you a shoo-in, you're mistaken. You have to have the interview presentation to back up your experience. If you seem nervous when you're on the spot, the interviewer will assume that you don't handle stress well and that you aren't the best person for the job - even if you are.</p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/5-tips-will-drain-stress-your-next-big-interview" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Matthew Arrington is the executive director and co-founder of <a href="http://www.fortestrong.com/" target="_blank">Forte Strong</a>, the world’s first failure-to-launch program for men who struggle to leave their parents’ home or find it difficult to become independent.</p> <p>Forte Strong uses a proprietary coaching model to help students find purpose and direction, guide parents and families in empowering their sons, and ultimately create a healthier family dynamic. Matthew currently resides in sunny St. George, Utah.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 07 May 2015 21:00:11 +0000 CareerCast.com 41182 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/5-tips-will-drain-stress-your-next-big-interview#comments What to Do When You’re One Qualification Away From Your Dream Job https://www.careercast.com/career-news/what-do-when-you%E2%80%99re-one-qualification-away-your-dream-job <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">What to Do When You’re One Qualification Away From Your Dream Job</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/dream-job-cc-043015.gif?itok=mYz6vT41" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 04/30/2015 - 09:05</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Zeynep Ilgaz</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> Jobs, like people, can possess a certain <i>je ne sais quoi</i> — an intangible but very real quality that sets them apart from others. For many people, that something can be the difference between a dream job and… well, just a job. </p> <p> The right role will challenge you, give you opportunities to grow, allow you to make a good living and help you achieve balance in life. Unfortunately, there might be something standing between you and your dream job, whether that’s three to five years of experience or just a basic knowledge of Photoshop. </p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/what-do-when-you%E2%80%99re-one-qualification-away-your-dream-job" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> Originally from Turkey, Zeynep Ilgaz and her husband co-founded <a href="http://www.confirmbiosciences.com/" target="_blank">Confirm Biosciences</a> and <a href="http://www.testcountry.com/" target="_blank">TestCountry</a>, where Ilgaz serves as president. Confirm Biosciences is committed to being on the cutting edge of offering new, service-oriented drug-testing technologies and was recognized as one of San Diego’s Best Places to Work in both 2013 and 2014. </p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:05:17 +0000 CareerCast.com 41152 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/what-do-when-you%E2%80%99re-one-qualification-away-your-dream-job#comments Dress for Success: 5 Tips to Improve Your Look for Your Next Job Interview https://www.careercast.com/career-news/dress-success-5-tips-improve-your-look-your-next-job-interview <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Dress for Success: 5 Tips to Improve Your Look for Your Next Job Interview</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/cc-article-040715.jpg?itok=ItPDD6eY" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 04/07/2015 - 08:44</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Brian Zeng</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> You might be the most talented, experienced, and brilliant applicant your potential employer has ever met, but there's a chance those factors won't be enough to land your dream job. Even if you're perfectly qualified for a position and nail every interview question, you might not get the job if you're not dressed right for the occasion. </p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/dress-success-5-tips-improve-your-look-your-next-job-interview" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianzengme" target="_blank">Brian Zeng</a> is the chief marketing officer of <a href="http://www.ownonly.com/" target="_blank">OWNONLY</a>, a multinational company that specializes in providing custom-tailored business and casual suits to its global customer base through an online boutique.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:44:19 +0000 CareerCast.com 40752 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/dress-success-5-tips-improve-your-look-your-next-job-interview#comments Find What Makes You Special To Employers https://www.careercast.com/career-news/find-what-makes-you-special-employers <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Find What Makes You Special To Employers</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/article-040215.jpg?itok=apRAivIJ" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 04/02/2015 - 11:30</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">Jeff Lipschultz </div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p> Everyone is special in their own way.We all apply unique abilities and knowledge to our jobs every day. </p> <p> <b>Don't Be Generic!</b> </p> <p> When job seekers create their resumes and cover letters, they sometimes describe themselves in very broad terms to try and appeal to a larger audience. </p> <p> However, this often can lead to downplaying their best qualities instead of highlighting them. Job seekers must keep in mind their key strengths are what will be used to compare them to other fine candidates. </p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/find-what-makes-you-special-employers" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> Jeff Lipschultz is a 20+ year veteran in management, hiring, and recruiting of all types of business and technical professionals. He has worked in industries ranging from telecom to transportation to dotcom. </p> <p> Jeff is a founding partner of <a href="http://www.alistsolutions.com/" target="_blank">A-List Solutions</a>, a Dallas-based recruiting and employment consulting company. He is a unique recruiter with Lean Engineering experience and a Six Sigma Blackbelt. Learn more about him through his company site alistsolutions.com. </p> <p> Follow Jeff on Twitter (<a href="http://twitter.com/jlipschultz" target="_blank">@JLipschultz</a>) and on <a href="https://plus.google.com/113386491254181460239?rel=author" target="_blank">GooglePlus</a>.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 18:30:34 +0000 CareerCast.com 38672 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/find-what-makes-you-special-employers#comments 7 Reasons You Weren't Picked For The Job https://www.careercast.com/career-news/7-reasons-you-werent-picked-job <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">7 Reasons You Weren&#039;t Picked For The Job</span> <div class="field field--name-field-crr-nws-rtcl-img field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/rated_job_thumbnail/public/cc-article-031915.jpg?itok=wnfHDEmE" width="143" height="120" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-rated-job-thumbnail" /> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">CareerCast.com</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 03/19/2015 - 16:46</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author field--type-string-long field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Author</div> <div class="field__item">JT Ripton</div> </div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Job hunting is tough and getting rejected for a job you really felt right for can be devastating. There are many reasons you might not get the job and some of them are in your power to change. Consider carefully what could have caused a company to go a different route and look for a better experience next time.</p> <p><strong>You’re too Smart</strong></p> <div class="more-link"><a href="https://www.careercast.com/career-news/7-reasons-you-werent-picked-job" class="more-link" hreflang="und">More</a></div></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-author-bio field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p> JT Ripton is a freelance business, marketing and career advice writer, who has written for sites like BusinessInsider.com, Entrepreneur.com and more. You can follow him on Twitter <a href="http://twitter.com/jtripton" target="_blank">@JTRipton</a>. </p> </div> <div class="field field--name-career-topics field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Career Topics</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><div about="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews" id="taxonomy-term-2341" class="taxonomy-term vocabulary-career-topics"> <h2><a href="/category/job-interviews/job-interviews"> <div class="field field--name-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Job Interviews</div> </a></h2> <div class="content"> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 23:46:26 +0000 CareerCast.com 38572 at https://www.careercast.com https://www.careercast.com/career-news/7-reasons-you-werent-picked-job#comments