You must have heard at least one person you know saying they did not get a job even though they were qualified for the job they applied for. You yourself could have said this same thing some time or the other. It is not something unusual to see happening. Sure, there are times when there is nothing the candidates can do as the company decides to choose some of people related to their current employees for the positions. However, that is only one incident where you cannot do anything.
There are plenty of other reasons for people not getting a job. Almost all of these reasons are their fault. If you make these mistakes you need to remedy them right now to get the job you want to have.
CV Not Showcasing Your Skills Properly
None of the employers know us personally. The first time they get to know us is when we send them our CV. If the CV is created in the right way showcasing all the relevant qualifications you have for the position the company has advertised for, you are going to be selected for the next stage of recruitment. However, any moment when you just put on all the qualifications and experience you have on the CV, not considering if those qualifications are relevant to the job you are applying for, you are going to get rejected.
Not Behaving in the Right Manner at the Interview
Once you pass the CV stage you will have to face an interview. Most people lose their chance for the job at this stage because they do not present themselves well in the interview. Getting too excited and talking too much or not talking at all could both make you look like the wrong fit for the company. You need to practice facing an interview before you go to the actual one.
Having Problems with the Way You Left the Previous Job
If you left your previous job in a problematic way such as doing something wrong and getting punished for it or causing some damage to the company you worked for, you will not get a job by most companies.
Applying for the Wrong Job
Applying for the wrong job is when you apply for a job which clearly requires someone with more qualifications than you. It is also when you have qualifications for one field and you apply for a job in another field.
These are the common reasons for most of the people not getting a job as they want to.