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HR Confidential: Why are my applications being ignored?

Humans are complicated, but the resourcing of humans doesn't have to be. Looking for managerial or career advice? All sources will be kept confidential. Email your questions to Heather Krentler at hrconfidential@crain.com or call our advice line at 313-327-2209. 

Q: Why are my job applications being ignored?

Sometimes applying for a job feels like sending your best efforts into a vacuum — where you’re lucky to get an auto-rejection, and worse yet, may hear nothing at all. In this week’s podcast, you’ll learn a few tips on how to get noticed (hint: use your network) and discover some of the perfectly mundane reasons why you didn’t get the job.

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February 28, 2017 - 6:26am