Thursday, November 1, 2012

6 Reasons Employers Won't Share Why They Didn't Hire You

You applied for the job, maybe even got an interview, but now you're staring at the rejection notice that just showed up in your email. You'd love to know why you didn't get the job, but the employer's note doesn't tell you anything about their reasons. And if you're like many job seekers, you might wonder why employers aren't more forthcoming about the reasons you didn't make the cut.

While some hiring managers will occasionally help candidates out by giving them feedback about where their candidacy could have been stronger, the majority of employers don't tell candidates why they were rejected. Many employers even have policies prohibiting giving feedback.

Here are the six most common reasons why.