A reader writes:
I am currently in the running for a fantastic job at a dream company. I was approached about the job by a recruiter. The feedback from the first face-to-face interview was that I was the strongest candidate and the company decided not to proceed with any of the other external applicants and, instead, wanted to interview further external people for a pool of choice.
Besides external applicants, however, the recruiter discovered there were one or more internal applicants applying for the position. The role has been newly