20 Unrealistic Requirements Candidates Were Asked To Fulfill To Get A Job

Published 2 years ago

Job hunting has become very tough these days. Not only there is a lot of competition, but also there are some crazy recruiters out there who expect 5 years of experience for an entry-level job.

Looking for a job is quite stressful in itself and some of these unrealistic expectations make one lose hope and self-confidence. A subreddit named r/recruitinghell is a place where people vent out about their struggles during the recruiting process. We’ve collected some weird stories of people who experienced unrealistic expectations from recruiters. Scroll below to read them.

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#1 A Story Of Two Parts, Recruiter Edition

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#2 Funny How The Language Changes Between People And Businesses

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#3 I Ran Into One Today

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#4 As An Autistic Person, I Despise Everything About This!

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#5 Recruiter Asked Me To Send In A Report Of My Total Earnings In 2020/2021 As Part Of The Negotiation Process

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#6 Why Even Ask?

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#7 Hitting Close To Home, Is It?

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#8 “Workforce Development And Salary Consultant” Screwing Her Clients

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#9 Interviewing For My First Recruiting Job – Why Did I Start This Life??

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#10 Was I Being Impolite?had This Exchange On Linkedin

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#11 That’s It

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#12 This Should Be Mandatory Training For All Interviewers

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#13 Can I Get A Second To The Motion?

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#14 4+ Years Of Experience In A 2 Year Old Technology

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#15 Hey Recruiters, Answer Me This!

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#16 Got An Email From A Recruiter Today. I Was Interested Until They Disclosed The Pay. It’s Seriously Insultingly Low For The Role And Requirements. So I Told Them Just That Over Email

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#17 We Don’t Count Internships As Experience Here, So Let’s Just Forget All Of That

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#18 That Backfired Spectacularly

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#19 For The Memes, Because We’ve All Been There

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#20 People Are Human And Human Things Happen

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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