I'm getting interviews but no job offers. What should I do?

Video Chapters 

  • Where are you getting stuck in the interview process?


  • What to do if you’re not getting any interviews


  • What to do if you’re not advancing after a screening interview
  • What to do if you’re not advancing after a skills assessment


  • What to do if you’re getting to the final round but you aren’t getting job offers

About this lesson

First of all, if you’re landing interviews then you’ve overcome one of the biggest obstacles in a job search! It means that your job application documents are effective in communicating your value to employers AND your networking is paying off. But what can you do if you’re getting interviews but no job offers? This lesson will help you identify why you’re getting stuck and strategies you can use to be successful in the interview process.

Worksheet Activities

Download the worksheet for this lesson, or complete these activities using the Take Notes widget.


1. In this lesson, you learned about four possible stages in the interview process where candidates can get stuck. How far along are you getting? Based on what you learned, why do you think you’re getting stuck?


2. For each stage of the interview process, Dr. Wood recommends “next steps.” Which of these do you think is most applicable to your situation?


3. Your network will be one of the most valuable resources in your job search. What 4 questions do you have about the interview process that professionals in your career field could help answer?


4. Schedule time to complete additional Deep Dives to help you hone your interview skills. Make sure to block off time in your calendar and set a reminder!

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