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That happens a lot. And sometimes hiring managers get so fixated on one
candidate that they build that person up in their minds and convince
themselves that nobody else from the original pile was "suitable." This
is especially common when a new manager can't deal with the possiblity
that he/she might have passed up a good candidate in favor of one who
didn't work out.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Kerschbaum" <dave -at- smackdabdesign -dot- com>
> I've seen this happen a few times out here in SE Michigan. In one
> I applied, followed up, and was told the job was on hold. A couple
> later, a recruiter called me about that same job. As it was explained
> to me
> by a different recruiter, often a hiring manager gets the OK to post a
> but then budgets are reviewed later in the quarter and that job that
> posted gets put on hold until the next quarter.
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