Here is the scenario. You applied for a job as a Science technician. You are academically qualified, you have several years experience working in a similar position. You attended an interview and did your very best. Everything looks good and then the letter drops on your doormat. Its a rejection letter. So you ask yourself, what happened. Why did I not get the job.
This is a follow up on an earlier article on the TecHKnow Wiki about Job Interviews in general. The articles look at the process from the perspective of the candidate and the interviewer. You should check these out beforehand.
Even though I am a Senior Science Technician, I am also a trained and qualified manager. For reference Chartered institute of Management Diploma (Level 6) back in 2000. Having studied recruitment as part of my course, here are the 7 main reasons why people who "think" they should have got the job - but didn't. You may be surprised at the what is to follow and I do not intentionally wish to offend anybody. This is more for information.
The seven main reasons are as follows: