80 Posts From People Fed Up With Unrealistic Requirements And Expectations When Trying To Find A Job (New Pics)

Finding a new job can be really stressful. Creating the perfect CV, scrolling through countless ads, keeping up with the ever-changing marketplace—it’s certainly a tough task.

Not to mention the companies that place unreal expectations on their potential employees. We’ve all heard them asking for years of experience for an entry-level position that offers very little to no pay at all. No wonder you get sick and tired of the whole process.

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But don’t worry. You’re not the only one: r/recruitinghell is a subreddit where both recruiters and candidates share their ridiculous hiring experiences, so keep scrolling if you want reassurance that the universe hasn’t conspired against you and check out some of its best posts below!

After you’re done, don’t forget to check out Bored Panda’s previous post about the horrors of finding a new job.

#1 Thoughts?

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#2 Burn

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#3 Wise Words To Live By From Anime

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#4 No One Wants To Work For Condescending Pricks Like This. Shocking

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#5 Better Start Hiring Then…

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#6 More Inspiring Career Advice From Bosses. Overwork, Because It’s Not Normal To Want To Have Other Things In Life…

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#7 It’s Really Not That Complicated…

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#8 This

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#9 Why So Secret?

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#10 Hard Same

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#11 And Don’t Forget We’re A Family Here!

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#12 Low Pay But Rewarding?

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#13 So On Brand

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#14 Welcome To The Next Level Of Recruiting Hell

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#15 “No One Wants To Work!”

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#16 I Just Want A Paycheck While Not Having To Join A Cult

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#17 Not Sure If It Fits Here But Reminded Me Of R/Recruitinghell

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#18 Well Now I’m Just Confused

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#19 Power Move

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#20 What The Heck Is This?

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#21 Why Is This True

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#22 Wow. How Cute

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#23 Sundays Are Not Your Weekend

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#24 Who Were You In Your Past Life?

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#25 Viva La Revolución

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#26 I Hate It Here

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#27 Not Sure If This Is A Repost

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#28 Call It Childhood 2.0

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#29 After 22 Online Rejections And Ghostings, I Finally Got An Interview! When I Arrived I Was Told They Had No Intentions Of Hiring Me And Just Wanted To Encourage Me To Continue My Education

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#30 Spotted On Indeed. This Can’t Be Real… Can It?

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#31 Never-Ending Interviews

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#32 Easiest Way To Get Me To Not Fill Out An Application

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#33 So Inspiring

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#34 The Truth About “Nobody Wants To Work” (That We All Knew Already)

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#35 An Employee Asked Me For A Raise But I Didn’t Give It To Him So He Resigned. I Really Need Him Now For A Project. How Can I Get Him Back?

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#36 Us Labor Statistics: ” The Shortage Of Engineers In The Us Will Exceed 1.2 Million By 2026.” Ok So Then Why…

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#37 Come On, It’ll Be Fun!

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#38 Personality Tests Are A Scam!

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#39 I Would Watch That

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#40 Can I Vibe?

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#41 Accurate

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#42 Remote Job

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#43 Sounds Like An Easy Job!

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#44 Don’t Know If This Has Been Posted Here Yet

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#45 Ooooof

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#46 All This [stuff] For A Grocery Clerk Job

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#47 Reading A Resume Of An Applicant? Sorry We Don’t Do It Here

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#48 I Have Been Interviewing With A Company For Over 6 Weeks And Have Talked To Ten Different Interviewers. Emailed Today Saying I’ve Moved To The Next Round. Finally Sick Of It

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#49 Another Way Of Putting It : My Quality Of Life And Mental Health Is Being Dictated By Others

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#50 Response To Your Job Proposal

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#51 Is This Supposed To Be Inspiring?

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#52 That’s For Getting Back To Me

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#53 Sick Of The Lack Of Professionalism

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#54 Better Late Then Never I Guess

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#55 12 Month Ban From Applying Because Of A 5-Minute Personality Test

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#56 Short Staffed

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#57 Test Of Submission

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#58 Um

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#59 Every Single Time

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#60 Enough Said

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#61 Thanks Facebook

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#62 Jesus Christ…

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#63 Welcome To Almost Every Company You Want To Work For Post-School

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#64 As A Naturally Optimistic Person, I Go Through This At Least Once A Week

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#65 That’s A Lot Of Words To Say – We Want People To Work Extra Hard, But We Don’t Want To Compensate Them Accordingly

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#66 Could Very Well Be A Real Headline

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#67 My Interview Is Tomorrow

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#68 An Embarrassing Reminder To Not Reveal Your Salary Expectations

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#69 Robert Half Being Called Out On This Linkedin Post

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#70 Disclosed My Adhd In An Interview, This Is The Feedback I Got Back…

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#71 The Kindest Rejection I’ve Received Still Hurts Like A Ton Of Bricks

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#72 At This Point I Would Be Happy Just To Receive A Rejection…

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#73 Is It Bad That My First Thought Was…now You Know How It Normally Feels For Job Seekers…? Lol

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#74 … I’m Sorry, What?

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#75 Quit My Horrible Job And Posted A Glass Door Review A Month Ago. Received A Cease And Desist Letter For Defamation. Edited And Re-Posted An Even More Scathing But Legally Passable Version. F**k Our Capitalist Overlords And Their Intimidation Strategies

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#76 Sigh

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#77 This Is Just Sad…

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#78 Boss Posted This Job Description On Facebook And Then Commented This A Week Later. Well I Wonder Why No One Applied…

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#79 Somebody Tell This To The High-Tech Companies

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#80 I Try To Give Back To Recruiters Now And Then

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