You go through a phone screen.
You go through three rounds of interviews.
And you still wait.
And sometimes, you get ghosted, and the recruiter or hiring manager never gets back to you.
And sometimes they do. Sometimes even with an offer! But why does it take so long? You’d think that companies would be anxious to fill positions and not drag the process out, but they often do drag it out–especially in higher-level positions. Here are some (but not all!) reasons why it takes forever from application to decision.
The vacancy isn’t secure. Just because