Handling Rejections

It’s unlikely you will get an interview with every application but if you’re sending many CVs and not receiving a positive response, there might be a particular reason. Time for some reflection …

Look at the application forms and CVs that you have submitted. Always keep a copy of these and the job description for the post you applied for, plus any information from a company website. It will all be useful whether or not you get to the interview stage.

Think about the types of jobs that you are applying for. Are they a good fit with your qualifications, experience, skills and motivations? If so, have you targeted your applications and CVs, including identifying relevant evidence. If not, focus your energies on identifying more suitable opportunities.