Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Job Seekers Deserve a Reply

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Job Seekers Deserve a Reply

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I WAS unemployed for over six months and applying for jobs every day and I have been employed now for over a year and still apply for jobs that I see and would like to know more about.

What annoys me the most is the lack of replies from the advertisers.

I know I wouldnat suit all jobs I apply for but figure there is no harm in trying, but I know it still gets frustrating when you never get replies.

I worked out over a year I applied for over 300 jobs (I have the application confirmation emails) and received only 20, that's right 20, replies saying that I did not meet their criteria.

I know it can be hard sometimes if there is a large amount of applications, but even a generic letter to inform that the applicant is unsuccessful.

When applying for work you get thinking about different jobs and what they would be like and can get very excited about the opportunity to apply for some. …

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