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Rejection Hurts

bigboybamo profile image Bamiji Oyetubo ・1 min read

I know people are always on about "if the company doesn't want you, it's their loss". Maybe, that is true but it doesn't change the fact that it still hurts ( even a bit). Honestly, whenever I get an email from a potential employer these days I just read with one eye open πŸ˜‚, whenever I see that "unfortunately" I just close the whole app and even my phone. But it is what it is I guess, people have told me this industry is brutal especially to New Devs. I think that I would feel better if I get a detailed response from a real person ( not some automated mailbox you can't reply to) regarding why I was rejected and what I can to do improve. I know some companies do it, but I personally have never encountered one( and i have sent out A LOT of applications). But yeah, Rejection hurts.

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Scott

I used to want feedback on why I didnt get the job. You cant control what other people do, and the reasons are so variant the feedback would probably not be useful. You just have to keep going, when you do land the job itll be that much better. Nothing worth having is easy.

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Bamiji Oyetubo Author

Thanks Scott. I'll keep going πŸ’ͺ🏾πŸ’ͺ🏾

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Peter Timoshevsky

I feel you, bro. How long have you been looking? Is that your first job hunt as a dev?

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Bamiji Oyetubo Author

Yeah Man, I'm trying to get my first job. Been at it for about 9 months.

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Peter Timoshevsky

First one is the toughest, had my fair share of good fortune to get it. Wish you luck!

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Bamiji Oyetubo Author

Thanks peter πŸ‘πŸΎ

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Nishchal Gautam

I'd love the rejection emails, the problem is that they don't bother sending anything sometimes, I wish this was addressed somehow.

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Bamiji Oyetubo Author

Yeah, leaving people in limbo is not cool