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UK Job Seekers Increasingly Frustrated as Companies Neglect to Provide Interview Feedback

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

In the United Kingdom's competitive job market, a growing number of job seekers are voicing their frustration over the lack of feedback from employers after interviews. This trend is not only causing anxiety among candidates but also sparking debates about the hiring practices of many British companies.

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