Gen Z army recruits accused of launching a 'TikTok mutiny'

Gen Z Army recruits accused of ‘TikTok mutiny’ for posting videos complaining about poor pay, bad food

Most of the videos cited are over a year old.

On by Katherine Huggins

Recruiter explains that candidate thanked him for rejecting him

‘This is how low the bar is for recruiters’: Recruiter says candidate thanked him for rejecting him

“I’d rather hear a ‘no’ than nothing.”

On by Brooke Sjoberg

woman greenscreen TikTok speaking over internship rejection email with caption 'I graduated and have worked multiple full time jobs since then' (l) woman greenscreen TikTok speaking over internship rejection email with caption 'how the f** am I getting a rejection to an internship application' (c) woman greenscreen TikTok speaking over internship rejection email with caption 'and you know there's been a whole blank pandemic since then' (r)

‘There’s been a whole a** pandemic since then’: Woman says she got rejected for an internship in 2023. She applied in 2020

‘I graduated and have worked multiple full-time jobs since then.’

On by Braden Bjella

recruiter speaking with caption 'the first is using some sort of like vintage old school account like AOL' (l) hand holding phone checking email in front of laptop (c) recruiter speaking with caption 'but get a Gmail for applying to jobs' (r)

‘Sounds like age discrimination’: Recruiter shares how your email address may be holding you back from getting a job interview

‘They’ll pry my Yahoo email from my cold, dead hands.’

On by Braden Bjella

job hunter with caption 'me thinking about the time I got fed up during an interview and excited the Zoom call in the middle of her talking once I realized it wasn't a '60k a year marketing job' but I would be one of those people in Costco making like 10 an hour' (l) Costco building entrance with sign (c) job hunter with caption 'me thinking about the time I got fed up during an interview and excited the Zoom call in the middle of her talking once I realized it wasn't a '60k a year marketing job' but I would be one of those people in Costco making like 10 an hour' (r)

‘They got you too’: Job hunter said she was tricked into interviewing for job selling AT&T products at Costco

‘This is why I already ask if it’s remote and what the pay is up front. I’m done playing their games.’

On by Braden Bjella

person speaking in front of white door with caption 'but maybe like a month ago I got an email saying that they were interested in me' (l) person speaking in front of white door applying concealer with caption 'I've applied to the same job 3 times in a row' (c) person speaking in front of white door with caption 'and they wanted me to apply again' (r)

‘I would highly recommend asking about the turnover for that position’: Woman says she applied to the same job three times in a row

‘Kind of a red flag that the job keeps becoming available.’

On by Charlotte Colombo

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‘Couldn’t pay me enough to sit in an office now’: Recruiter says job candidates are all demanding work-from-home jobs

‘My biggest requirement when looking for a new role.’

On by Maya Wray

job hunter speaking with applicants image and caption 'it's not just bad hiring or red flag about the company' (l) job hunter speaking with applicants image and caption 'Job search tips: Just a reminder this job market sucks. These are my Sunday Scaries' 'I made the mistake of' (c) job hunter speaking with applicants image and caption 'these aren't just applicants to one job' (r)

‘It’s not just bad hiring causing the issues’: Recruiter shares ‘the other side’ of the job market, shows over 300 applicants for each open role

‘I have a job up on Indeed and get about 60-80 applicants a day.’

On by Braden Bjella

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‘It took 3 months to reject me’: Woman applying to TikTok shared job interview horror story

‘I’m exhausted of the tech industry’s ridiculous hoops you have to jump through just to get rejected.’

On by Charlotte Colombo

woman speaking caption 'applying for jobs... after applying for jobs and just being depressed (l) finger pointing to resume caption 'applying for jobs... I made a joke resume and uploaded it and apply the resume looks like this' (c) woman speaking caption 'applying for jobs... and for the past 3 days I've been applying tp serious jobs with that oh my God' (r)

‘I’m probably not gonna get callbacks’: Woman says she’s been accidentally applying to multiple jobs on LinkedIn with ‘joke’ resume

‘I would hire you on the spot.’

On by Melody Heald

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‘It’s getting to be quite ridiculous…when the salary has been real low’: Job applicant calls out recruiters for being ‘nitpicky’ about resumes

‘Why is it so difficult? If you’re going to hire me, hire me.’

On by Lauren Castro

young woman in bed with caption 'having trouble getting a job?' (l) young woman in car with caption 'having trouble getting a job?' (c) young woman in bed with caption 'Clarification on Recruiting Hack' (r)

‘These keywords will get you past the initial screening process, which is all robotic’: Recruiter exposes job hack to help you land interview

‘I merely told you what we did that got candidates in the door.’

On by Mikael Thalen

man sitting at computer in chair sad face caption 'POV: When a recruiter gives you honest feedback after a job interview rejection' (l)man sitting at computer in chair sad face caption 'POV: When a recruiter gives you honest feedback after a job interview rejection' (c) man sitting at computer in chair sad face caption 'POV: When a recruiter gives you honest feedback after a job interview rejection' (r)

‘Still better than 99% of recruiters who just stop communicating’: Viral TikTok sparks debate about honest feedback after a job interview rejection

‘Ummm I’ll take being ghosted.’

On by Cecilia Lenzen

white man in white t-shirt calls out recruiter who reached out to him but refused to negotiate a salary

‘Get a better budget or get a cheaper person’: Worker calls out recruiters who first reach out to him but won’t negotiate pay

‘You slid into MY DMs.’

On by Jack Alban

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