8 Stages Of The Job Rejection Process

Applying for jobs: it’s not for the weak.

Stage 1: Find a job posting you love

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Stage 2: Start editing your resume

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Stage 3: Edit your resume 4 or 5 more times

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Stage 4: Wait for a response

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Stage 5: See a response email in your inbox

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Stage 6: Realize it’s a rejection email

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Stage 7: Read the “we’ll keep your resume on file in case anything else is a good match” part of the e-mail.

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Stage 8: Get over it

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