Anonymous User wrote:They do let you know that it happens, nothing is guaranteed, but they don't do a great job of explaining why it happens or what these people are looking for or even what to do next. I guess I just didn't worm my way into the particular interviewer's sympathies enough by seeming too stiff? or didn't sell my competency and work ethic hard enough? or sold it too hard so it became obnoxious? They really can come with any excuse they want for why you're not a fit. The failure speaks for itself, but I don't know what it is saying about me or about them.
My OCS communication has basically been this.
Me: I need help mass-mailing.
OCS: First, how many call-backs did you get?!
OCS: Oh. Well, how many rejections did you get?
Me: Half of them.
OCS: Oh. Well, that's still half of them to go!
Me: So how should I plan my mass-mailing?
OCS: Oh. Well, you still have to hear from some.
Me: This far out? Not good news.
OCS: Oh. Well...