You’ve developed a great rapport with your interviewer, answering each question with perfect examples of your experience. You’ve asked insightful questions showing off your keen analytical skills and didn’t even let that gotcha question stump you. By all accounts, you nailed the interview. At least, you think you did.
“We’ll get back to you quickly,” they said, so you start counting down the hours until that inevitable offer comes. But the only thing that follows is silence. “How could I have read everything so wrong?” you wonder, as the days pass and still no word.
“It’s not you, it’s me,” is a common cliché in dating, but the same can be said for the world of hiring.
Here are five reasons you may not have heard back from a job that are not a reflection of you.