Rejection is an action or a response of refusal by a recruiter or an employer after interviewing the candidate. It shows that the candidate is not selected for the job position. Rejection can happen due to several reasons during the hiring process.

Some of the most common reasons for rejection

  • False application/resume
  • Wrong skillset/unsuitable profile
  • Bad fit
  • Not physically fit for any specific type of job position
  • Lack of passion
  • Lack of interest
  • Lack of experience
  • Bad communication
  • Less confidence
  • No references
  • Weak recommendations
  • Unmatchable salary expectations

From a candidate’s viewpoint, rejection is not bad but a practice to learn and improve for future opportunities. It is to be accepted healthily as selection and rejection are part of hiring.


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