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Why Don’t They Like Me?! Dealing with Rejection Whilst Job Hunting

6th July 2020
Why Don’t They Like Me?! Dealing with Rejection Whilst Job Hunting

Like most adults across the WORLD, I have been unemployed and I have struggled to find work. On numerous occasions, I have applied for jobs only to be rejected at the application stage without being notified. Even worse, I’ve been rejected multiple times after an interview, which I spent days working towards and most likely bought an outfit for that was overpriced and probably (most definitely) made me look like a frumpy politician.read more

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