As anyone who's ever embarked on a job hunt would know, trying to be gainfully employed is one of the more frustrating aspects about adulthood. Searching and applying for jobs is a time-consuming process, and the interview stage can be nerve-wracking. And sometimes it seems that despite checking everything off the list, a company's hiring process still disfavors you in the most disappointing way.
Using the Whisper app, people anonymously reveal some of the most shocking reasons they weren't hired — from vengeful ex-partners to blatant discrimination, the confessions are sad, but important in pointing out the need for non-discriminatory policies in the workplace.
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