Shocking Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job

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Still searching for a job? Are you convinced the odds are against you? Up to a point, you might be right. Surprising factors may ultimately decide the outcome of a job interview. Here are some lesser known things to look out for:

The Weather

Everyone talks about the weather, but can it also affect the outcome of your interview? Experts say yes. Medical students, for example, consistently fared worse on rainy days. “Overall, those interviewed on rainy days received about a 1% lower score than those interviewed on sunny days,” researchers said of a University of Toronto study (assessing the effects of weather on school admissions).

The same principles apply to job seekers and job interviews. Continue reading