I got this spam email disguised as a rejection from a company I did apply to but with a totally different email domain and two links to resume services that aren’t free.
February 12,2024 at 11:12PM UTC
Thank you for showing interest in the Project Manager position. I apologize for not getting back earlier. I just wanted to let you know that we have currently placed this position on hold. I know job hunting can be a bit of a rollercoaster, but hang in there and we encourage you to consider applying with us again in the future. While this opportunity may not be available now, I want to offer a few pointers that could be beneficial in your job search (if you don't mind, of course).
I've got to say, you have a great experience and background, but it is quite difficult to see in your resume for the hiring manager. My advice would be to sit down and have a look at your application once again with a fresh pair of eyes, and see it from the hiring manager perspective. Focus on making sure that you get your narrative right and all the information on the page is essential and concise. Plus, don’t forget about your cover letter. Strong cover letters avoid cliches and truly support what you’re trying to achieve with your resume. For some fresh perspective, I would suggest you reach out to any friends that do a lot of hiring, or if you want to work on it yourself, get one of the resumes from here or maybe here. Both are super good.
I understand this may not be the outcome you were hoping for, but I believe that making even small adjustments to your application could significantly improve your chances. If you're open to it, please feel free to email me within the next 2-3 days, and I'd be more than happy to review it again. Keep an eye out for our upcoming job postings, and I hope you'll give it another shot someday!
All the best,
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