Why the Recruiter Didn't Call You Back

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Have you submitted your resume and haven't heard anything back? Here are some reasons why companies delay, and how you can use it as a secret weapon to get an advantage in the job market.

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Why the Recruiter Didn't Call You Back

  1. 1. Why the Recruiter Didn’t Call You Back (And the Hidden Silver Lining) Image: aopsan / freedigitalphotos.net
  2. 2. “Why didn’t they call me back?” Image: stockimages / freedigitalphotos.net
  3. 3. “Is it a problem with… me?” Image: phaitoon / freedigitalphotos.net
  4. 4. Maybe it’s them. Maybe. Or…?
  5. 5. Maybe they’ve lost your job application. Image: David Castillo Dominici / freedigitalphotos.net (Yes, that really happens.)
  6. 6. Maybe the recruiter is swamped. (Or disorganized. Or has left the company.) Image: stockimages / freedigitalphotos.net
  7. 7. Maybe they’ve changed their hiring plans.
  8. 8. Maybe they’re not great at giving bad news. So they’re procrastinating.
  9. 9. “But what can I do about it?” Image: Clare Bloomfield / freedigitalphotos.net
  10. 10. Maybe they need a little push forward. “How?”
  11. 11. Take the initiative. Get the ball rolling again. Image: photostock/ freedigitalphotos.net
  12. 12. Call or email them, ask for a status update. Check their applicant tracking system for any changes. Ask your insider friend to check on it for you. Check online to make sure the job is still listed.
  13. 13. Every cloud has a silver lining. Image: tokyoboy/ freedigitalphotos.net
  14. 14. If they’ve stalled out on you… They’ve also stalled out on your competition! Image: stockimages/ freedigitalphotos.net
  15. 15. You can move forward while other applicants just sit around, complaining that nobody called them back. Image: photostock/ freedigitalphotos.net
  16. 16. Want more articles and inspiration? Visit us now! Read the full article at http://www.GameIndustryCareerGuide.com

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