I feel so heartbroken and don't know how to handle.
I have been interviewing with this company for over 2 months with many leaders all the way up to the CTO. The original position I was referred for was in mobile. Round after round, the recruiter relayed glowing feedback.
Then, the hiring manager emailed me separately about a business development position to see if I would be interested because the mobile role was moving around in the organization. The new role was something out of my wheelhouse and I was flattered that she reached out to me directly. I interviewed with the gentleman who would be my business partner and it went great. That same day he LinkedIn requested me with a very nice message about looking forward to working with me.
Shortly after, the recruiter emailed me that an offer was coming. Upon receipt, I countered asking for $10k more because you don't get what you don't ask for and this new role was larger than the original. He didn't express any hesitation.
Almost 2 weeks go by and then he emails me on a Thursday that they are rescinding the offer. His email said that one of the tech leads had concerns about hiring me (never expressed any when I interviewed with her) and had a candidate that is better suited for what she needs. I cried and cried that entire weekend. I did send a follow up email asking for the feedback but he was out of the office until Monday.
Monday, he responds that he and his Director of Talent Acquisition want to meet with me. We meet Tuesday. The Director never turns his camera on and the recruiter could barely make eye contact. They said that what was in the original rescind email was not totally accurate - there are no concerns with me, they all loved me but both roles are permanently on hold while they do some re-orgs.
I felt like this was IT. I'm so demotivated, overworked, lack work/life balance and have an unsupportive manager who doesn't lead or help remove barriers to be successful.
How have you handled this? How did you recover? Even with them saying it was "them, not me," it doesn't take the sting out.
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