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What to say to Job Interviewee I thought was a perfect fit but found fully unsuitable in interview

  • 05-08-2021 2:52pm
    Registered Users Posts: 3,801 ✭✭✭ xieann

    Future situation I might find myself in, as a boss.

    Heard of it on reddit.

    What do you say to such 'candidates' after having raised their hopes so high? Any suggestions below welcome, remember this is not AH.


  • Registered Users Posts: 72,790 ✭✭✭✭ Atlantic Dawn

    You won't need to say anything to them there any then, generally they will just be told a more suitable candidate was found.

  • Registered Users Posts: 23,857 ✭✭✭✭ Mrs OBumble

    "We regret to inform you that your application for this position will not be progressed.

    We wish you all the best in your future career."

    And if they come looking for feedback, say:

    "Another candidate was a better fit for the position. "

  • Registered Users Posts: 20,982 ✭✭✭✭ AndrewJRenko

    Don't raise their hopes high until you make your final decision.