I've been furloughed permanently from my 20 year design job. Since then, I have been unemployed/self employed for almost 3 months. Being let go from my former employer was not so bad, but finding a new one is very challenging.
I applied for a design position on indeed.com and finally was accepted as a candidate. To my surprise, there was another challenge in order to move forward to the next step. I was asked several questions about why I think i'm a good fit for company and what I had to offer, etc ... I answered the questions, but was told that I was no longer considered a candidate, because my answers were not detailed enough.
My question is, what if my answers were good enough. Would I have gotten the job, or would there be another series of questions in order to prove yourself worthy of hiring?
The system is making things very hard with road blocks to find the job that you want. It's kind of link trying to get into pandoras box of employment, layers upon layers of weeding.
I've had my resume professionally written and updated my site and all links. I'm at a loss for how to move forward with the hiring game. Is it ageism, racism, not worthy-ism :0) Many are unemployed and are finding other ways to get by via online selling, teaching etc... which I have explored. I am trying to keep up with everything job related, but at the end of the day, all I want is a nice phone call or email to say that YOU'RE HIRED! When can you start, without any additional hiring layers. I guess it's hard to trust who you want to hire or work for by both parties.
If you can, check out my design link and tell me what you think?
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