Why can't I find a job? I have a master's degree, 3 years of work experience, still no one has called me back ...

Updated on : December 3, 2021 by Ellis Mcdonald



Why can't I find a job? I have a master's degree, 3 years of work experience, still no one has called me back ...

It's because the whole app system is garbage. These employers are deliberately looking for ways to screen perfectly qualified applicants because they don't want to deal with the large number of applications. The reality is that you do not need any qualifications to work in most of these jobs. I met a guy who had no experience with computers, software, and no coding knowledge! They hired you in the 1990s when information technology was new and they just hired anyone. Can you close it ?? Are you hired to do information technology and you have no experience? That would never happen today. You need

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It's because the whole app system is garbage. These employers are deliberately looking for ways to screen perfectly qualified applicants because they don't want to deal with the large number of applications. The reality is that you do not need any qualifications to work in most of these jobs. I met a guy who had no experience with computers, software, and no coding knowledge! They hired you in the 1990s when information technology was new and they just hired anyone. Can you close it ?? Are you hired to do information technology and you have no experience? That would never happen today. You need a master's degree in javascript, coding, 5–10 years of experience, blah blah blah….

These employers keep saying they have "skills," but what they really want is someone with solid experience in the position. Skills and titles are irrelevant ... everyone has skills. What they're really saying is that they don't want to have to train anyone. Ultimately, this makes the number of "skilled workers," also known as experienced people, very small and rare. If you never give people experience, they will never get it. Millennials are the generation that has been excluded from the workforce by default simply because they are "inexperienced."

Dear Jim, this is normal.

If the average job you are applying for had, say, 100 applications, how many would you have to apply for before you have a 50:50 chance of getting the job? 50 job applications, right? And that's only if the job is actually covered, not canceled, on hold, reassessed, turned over to an internal candidate at the last minute, etc.

Basically, you have very little chance of landing a particular job. Once you have applied for 50+ jobs, I think you may start to worry. Until then it's a numbers game. Get more irons on the fire buddy. Keep refining your resume and letter fo

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Dear Jim, this is normal.

If the average job you are applying for had, say, 100 applications, how many would you have to apply for before you have a 50:50 chance of getting the job? 50 job applications, right? And that's only if the job is actually covered, not canceled, on hold, reassessed, turned over to an internal candidate at the last minute, etc.

Basically, you have very little chance of landing a particular job. Once you have applied for 50+ jobs, I think you may start to worry. Until then it's a numbers game. Get more irons on the fire buddy. Keep refining your resume and letter for each role.

Don't be picky about your next position, apply for a variety of top, bottom and different positions, industries and geographies. Take a chance a few more times. Change your mindset and your goals. Think out of the box. Basically, take ownership of your rejections and change what you are doing as you do more.

Resume is an idea, pending writing.

There is not enough experience.

Either way, it is an employer market. Many people think that a title means work, they believe that it is a guarantee. It is not like that and it is not. This is why so many graduates never find work or find work in their field. You will always face others who are more experienced. In addition, employers are being very demanding when it comes to hiring.

When you leave the future of your income in the hands of others, you will never be in control. You and your future will always be at the mercy of other people.

I'd keep trying, I'd keep looking for you

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Resume is an idea, pending writing.

There is not enough experience.

Either way, it is an employer market. Many people think that a title means work, they believe that it is a guarantee. It is not like that and it is not. This is why so many graduates never find work or find work in their field. You will always face others who are more experienced. In addition, employers are being very demanding when it comes to hiring.

When you leave the future of your income in the hands of others, you will never be in control. You and your future will always be at the mercy of other people.

You would keep trying, keep looking, you can also take your resume and cover letter to a workplace type location and have it reviewed and help you modify it, or you can start thinking outside the box.

Good luck!

Degrees and experiences get you in the door as qualified - you and everyone else meeting the basic threshold of education and experience.
Once you get the interview, understand that it is competitive. The old saying "Hire what you can't train, train what you can" should be kept in mind. Years ago I worked with a person who was very well educated, but who did not have the ability to self-analyze or self-awareness. He could do the job, but no one, and I mean no one, wanted to work with him. Constructive criticism was met with "you don't like me." Education and experience are very important, but in

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Degrees and experiences get you in the door as qualified - you and everyone else meeting the basic threshold of education and experience.
Once you get the interview, understand that it is competitive. The old saying "Hire what you can't train, train what you can" should be kept in mind. Years ago I worked with a person who was very well educated, but who did not have the ability to self-analyze or self-awareness. He could do the job, but no one, and I mean no one, wanted to work with him. Constructive criticism was met with "you don't like me." Education and experience are very important, but once those areas are equal, it's all about "the other stuff." Honestly, self-analyze: is there something (the other stuff) you're missing?

You can try to call them back. I have found that many people submit resumes for each job posting that you have to follow up in order to try and land an interview.

This worked for me about a year ago. I really wanted to work for the National Park Service. I went to visit the future supervisor to learn more about the job. I received a form letter saying that I was not qualified enough. I called HR and told them they were making a mistake. He was highly qualified for that job and had two similar job openings on the table. They put me on the interview pile and made it to the last two.

Because education matters, but not as much as people's skills. I used to think that a college degree was all you needed, boy, was I wrong. I've heard people in the tech field say they prefer to hire someone based on their personality rather than technical skills. Their reasoning was, if they're going to have to work with someone for 40 hours a week, they want someone with people skills, so they don't lose their sanity.

So what if the person isn't the most tech-savvy or educated? At least you don't feel like you're putting up with Sheldon Cooper from the Big Bang theory (uber nerd, socially clu

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Because education matters, but not as much as people's skills. I used to think that a college degree was all you needed, boy, was I wrong. I've heard people in the tech field say they prefer to hire someone based on their personality rather than technical skills. Their reasoning was, if they're going to have to work with someone for 40 hours a week, they want someone with people skills, so they don't lose their sanity.

So what if the person isn't the most tech-savvy or educated? At least you don't feel like you're putting up with Sheldon Cooper from the Big Bang theory (super nerdy, socially clueless).

How many of them did you apply?
It's a numbers game. Have you reached 200 yet? Did you call them all and see their position? Did you talk to the hiring managers? Did you defame yourself on your application? Did you use a reference that you hate or don't like?

What do you have to offer besides your degree? It must have something special to offer. Better play big!

Although I don't have a complete understanding of your profile, if you feel that there is demand for your profile in the marketplace and you are still not getting the kind of interview calls that your domain professionals get, the culprit could be your resume. Job boards work on keywords. Make sure you have all the domain-specific keywords mentioned on your resume and see the difference.

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Deepak Josey

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Just because you have a master's degree and a 3-year experience tag will not give you a good job doing nothing. There are thousands of candidates like you competing for the same thing. What makes you think that you are different.

You have to analyze yourself and find out where you are lacking, be it technical knowledge, job knowledge or your level of communication. Work on your flaws. Perseverance and hard work is the key to success in your case.

Hope you find this answer helpful.

You may need to expand your search area. If you are willing to work further away from the populated center in which you currently live, you may find a better reception for your application. If you want to work close to where you currently live, you will need to be very persistent and follow up on all your requests. It will not be easy, but it is what you will have to do if you want to stay where you are.

You're not doing a good job looking at ... Are you willing to move? .... Lots of jobs with your newspaper ... Just don't expect to find them sitting and waiting at your feet ... .7 to 8 years of education and only a few years of experience ... You don't tell the whole story ...

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