Conducting a job search is hard enough if you get an acknowledgment when you submit your resume for an open position and then don’t hear anything more after that. Not getting any response at all from the employer adds insult to the injury. You probably realize, if you think about it logically, that companies can receive a huge volume of resumes when they advertise a position. However, you also probably can’t help thinking, “There ought to be a way they could at least let me know they received my resume.” You might have heard some of the same explanations (excuses?) for the lack of good communication that I’ve heard. Apparently technical problems with employers’ submission process or systems can make the situation even more frustrating.