There are few things more frustrating for today’s employer than discovering the ideal employee and extending a job offer, only to have that offer turned down.  

Whether you used a specialist recruitment service to narrow your search or you used a service such as ours to post jobs, or you started the process from scratch, dealing with the complexities of today’s competitive career market can be overwhelming.  

The truth is that most hiring managers and recruiters will feel the sting of rejection from an experienced candidate at least once or twice during their search for talent. As the UK’s employment levels skyrocket to a record level, you might find that you struggle to recruit the perfect employee.  

Sometimes, the reasons for a job rejection can be linked back to a few problems within your company or interview process. Here, we will take a look at three reasons why candidates might be declining your job offer, and what you can do about it.