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Impact of not getting promoted

How does not getting promoted at certain time affect your career?
Do recruiters think before approaching such candidates who have not been promoted to X level after Y years of experience?
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bringeeRecruiterΒ 25 days ago
From a recruiting standpoint, we don't really think about it too much, but that could be something that a hiring manager or interviewer wants to pry into a bit. It'll depend on why you're not getting promoted (whether or not it's a choice of yours), so I'd be careful in how you explain it. Overall though, if you've been with the same company for a long time without a promotion, we tend to lean towards it being the company's fault and not necessarily your fault. The way I see it, if you're good enough that the company doesn't want to fire you, then you're an asset, whether or not you're being promoted.
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