Dear Evil HR Lady,
I heard that 85% of the time it’s not the most qualified candidate that gets the job. I’m still searching for that 15% job.
I’m an Accountant. Not to toot my own horn but I’m kinda good at it. I’m considered extremely intelligent, however my social graces aren’t up to par. I’m usually well liked and I do impeccable work.
I’m doing something wrong in the interviews. I’ve been a finalist a few times now but not gotten the job. Sadly, I used to be good at interviewing.
So as to not go on too long and bore you I’ll just say while society has become “super positive”, pretentious (in my view anyways) and from what I’ve found and been told “game players”. In other words, you’ve got to play the game. It seems like, and according to one source, it doesn’t matter if you can do the job but can you tell them what they want to hear.
Anyways, if nothing else you could tell me a couple of great subject lines to use.
I’m Clearly the Best Candidate–So Why Am I Not Getting the Job?