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Recruitment Etiquette Lesson 1: Rejection Letters

Rejection is to recruitment as inevitability is to change. There’s no getting around it. Applicant tracking systems have not only eased the pain of stringent record-keeping requirements, but have also altered the final task of letting down those that didn’t get the job with the one-click declination letter. Once a position is filled, a quick command and your “Dear Applicant” form letter is sent to every candidate that didn’t make the cut. Dust off your hands, the job opening is officially closed.

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