Presented "Tech Interviewing: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Vague Rejections and Ghosting"
Highlighting a typical company's motivations and organizational challenges, I showed how these factors lead to ghosting and rejections far more often than the applicant's qualifications. Additionally, I gave tips on how to approach the job search with these factors in mind.
Slides and recording available on request via DM!
(Image alt: person labelled "me" serves bowl of food, labelled with "2 barely functional side projects, solved one leetcode in past 3 weeks, interdisciplinary (double-quoted)". The recipient sitting at the table, labelled "tech internship", yeets the bowl across the room. Above the thrown bowl says "The team you interviewed with will be pursuing other candidates for their openings." End image alt.)