2nd round rejection

Abbott / R&D
Cronky

Abbott R&D

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Abbott
Cronkymore
Aug 31, 2018 8 Comments

Recruiter says not a good enough match right now but they want to keep in touch for future opportunities. Is this genuine or a respectful blow-off? First and second round interviews seemed to go really well (Apple ITC4-5 non-SWE).

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  • New / Eng Painkiller
    It means you are incapable of even simple tasks, this is an early warning sign that the rest of your life will be extremely unspecial. You will disappear into mediocrity and rot in an average grave, nobody will remember you in 200 years. You blew your chance. There is no more “reset button.”
    Aug 31, 2018 2
    • Abbott / R&D Cronky
      OP
      I laughed, thanks.
      Aug 31, 2018
    • Microsoft 5’7 Indian
      Google - “suicide hotline” or rather bing - however google
      Aug 31, 2018
  • New Dtj72n
    Just being respectful. It's a standard and nicer way of saying, 'sorry brother you ain't good for us'.
    Aug 31, 2018 0
  • What role? What’s your YOE? Did you go through a referral?
    Aug 31, 2018 0
  • Google / Eng YLKQ60
    Lol, nope!
    Aug 31, 2018 0
  • New sdblind
    I think it means "you blew it but don't worry try again and we'll bring you in with open arms." Recruiter wants you to get hired. Study more and blow them out of the water next time!
    Aug 31, 2018 0
  • That's recruiter-speak for "git gud scrub"
    Aug 31, 2018 0