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How many times do people typically make it to the "finalist" round before they land a job?
posted by anastasiav to work & money (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Today I was notified that I was not hired for a position, after going through an extensive "finalist" process. This is the fourth time this has happened in two months, and its starting to get frustrating, not only because I'm not getting hired, but because the process of not getting hired is making me take a ton of time away from my current job.
Is it typical to be a finalist for several positions before you land a job?
My field is training and development. I've asked for feedback from all four no's and have gotten a different answer each time, so I don't think its something specific I'm doing or not doing. Also, two of the four never checked my references, and those two each talked to different people, so I don't think its a hidden reference problem.
Is it just the current market? Or should I start to look deeper to find something I need to change?