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should you ask for feedback if you've been rejected for a job
I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter, a coach who helps people professionally in
a number of different ways it could be involved with a job search hiring more
effectively managing and leading workplace related issues I also do
executive coaching for extremely senior professionals and Here I am with job
search advice yes you should ask for feedback which you might receive in
return is pablum if you're not familiar with that term like oatmeal pre-chewed
mushy stuff. For example, it translates into "not
enough experience." But with what? Well the honest thing is to say "we saw someone
else who . . ." and get that kind of feedback. Or we were looking for someone who had
more experience with such-and-such." That doesn't mean the deficient their
expectations may be unreasonable but it gives you a sense of where you can
improve for your next interview. Now again, companies are living in litigious
times they are sued constantly they don't want to be sued because they said
something that got you upset and you suddenly go "I'm getting a lawyer! I'm
gonna go all over social media and spread awful things about you people do
that, by the way. You may not. They don't know that so, as a blanket, they may not really respond with
anything that's particularly useful if you don't understand
don't sound defensive just simply say could you say more about that so I can
understand get clarification wherever possible and see if there's a pattern to
this rather than just acting because this firm may have particular opinions
and other firms may have different ones. I'm Jeff Altman I hope you found this
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1700 episodes and “The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was named a Top 10 podcast for job search. is also a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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