Questions about following up with an employer after an interview.

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How to follow up after interview when some interviewers did not show?

I just completed an interview for an entry level job. Some members of the panel originally scheduled to participate did not show. These people are VP managerial level or above. I know following up ...
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Frequency and appropriateness of contacting employer post application submission [duplicate]

I have submitted an application for an an operations analytics position on a company's own website. They use a third party software enabling the applicant to track their process throughout the hiring ...
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Thank you letter even though I was not chosen

I'm working for an international German company. A couple of weeks ago, I was part of a group of candidates (within the company but from different locations) which competed for a position. The ...
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How can I handle a potential employer who is taking too long to definitively hire me?

I have been searching for a new job for about three months. I had a fantastic interview about a month ago with a place that I really, really would like to work for. It all went very well. But they ...
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Should I ask an HR representative about timeframe for next round due to another offer?

I had the interview process going on for about a month with co. 'A'. Meanwhile, I had a telephonic HR round with another bigger firm 'B', offering a much better opening on Monday. on Tuesday, 'A' made ...
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How to document / track day-to-day activities? [closed]

Let me put first that there is no possibility of using any other software outside of MS Office. What would be a good way to document day-to-day activities ? We are a reporting team in a large ...
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Following up with references after an interview

Before a recent interview, I asked a few former colleagues if they would be willing to be a reference for me. The interviewer hadn't requested me to bring them, but I thought it would be good to be ...
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Follow-up email on job which has been put on hold

The dream job I was offered was put on hold over a month ago - hiring manager not sure when the role will re-open and that I should look for other roles in the meantime but asked me to stay in ...
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Tricky Situation in Hiring Process [closed]

So this is a follow up question to this As the previous one got marked as duplicate hence asking a new question. A week after the interview I sent a mail to the employer asking him about how things ...
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Following up with Hiring manager before the interview

I read through a couple of follow up related questions at the Workplace like follow-up position status and following-up with Hiring manager. They are related to post interview follow-up. I am ...
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Follow up email when hiring manager doesn't call

When a peer at another company forwards your resume to a hiring manager, and the hiring manager doesn't get in touch, how should one follow up with the peer? It's possible that however qualified your ...
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Code Tests as part of the interview [duplicate]

Recently I applied to a company that I was really excited to work for. They, like many other companies, gave me a simple take home code challenge. I made sure all my code was clean, had comments, ...
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Following up after company said they would hire me

I had an interview at a company about a month ago. They initially said they'd contact me within a week. After 10 days of silence, I wrote them asking about the status of my application. They said that ...
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How should I follow up (or not) with the recruiter after an internal referral?

I have been thinking about switching careers from a junior role in academia to private sector, and got into contact with a senior guy at a tech company I really like. We had an information interview ...
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Should I follow-up with potential employer after giving background check consent?

After interviewing and taking a computer assessment with a company, Human Resources contacted me to ask for my consent for a background check. I sent in the consent and received confirmation it was ...
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What do you do if someone says they'll email you tomorrow, and they don't?

I had a first stage interview yesterday; it seemed to go reasonably well. They told me that they have a pretty quick turnaround on things, and that they'll get back to me tomorrow. It's 4pm, and I ...
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What do I say when following up a job application that I haven't heard back from?

I applied for a job, and I thought my application was pretty good. I quickly received an automated reply saying that they'd be in touch shortly when applications close. But I haven't heard from ...
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Why is HR delaying in giving me an offer? [closed]

I recently attended an interview with one company and cleared all the rounds. In the HR round, I was asking for a salary which I feel I am worth and which I felt the company can pay. The HR person ...
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Contacting a company recruiter inquiring about a job application status [closed]

So, I really want to work for this one company. I have tried following up (both, via Gmail and LinkedIn's InMail) on my application to one of the company recruiters, but in vain. May I please know ...
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Follow up when HR did not attend my interview?

I had an interview earlier this week, and it was supposed to be between an HR, another employee and I. Unfortunately, the HR person got caught up into an emergency and could not attend the interview, ...
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Do I follow up on an unsolicited application?

One week ago, I emailed an HR person (unfortunately, it was just a jobs@....com address, I could not find out who the hiring manager actually was) with my resume and cover letter. I received an email ...
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How to follow-up without being bothersome?

Recently, I was hired to a retail position. I was told that I would be getting a call to come to the store in order to complete the rest of the paperwork. I did not receive that call. Then I was ...
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Using Interview Follow-Up to Highlight Skills

I recently had a job interview for a software developer position at a local company. It's been about a week and the interviewer just e-mailed me today and mentioned that he thought I interviewed ...
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When to email back after interview

I had an in person job interview about a week before Chrstmas. After the interview, they told me I would be contacted in a week with the company's response and if they didn't get back to me I should ...
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How long is too long to wait for a response after a final interview? [closed]

I've been in interviews that have gone good and bad and can generally tell the outcome (especially if the last interview is with a technical manager for the area you would be working in). I seemed to ...
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How to follow-up with hiring manager after peer interview… I don't want to be a pest! [duplicate]

I am very interested in a job that I recently interviewed for. I had a phone interview two weeks ago, a face-to-face interview last week and an interview with one of the other sales reps three days ...
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Great interview - hiring manager never followed up, should I follow up with a call?

I recently had an interview that I felt went great! It lasted about an hour, I was asked some technical questions and was able to answer them all correctly. We spoke a lot about my previous projects ...
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Is it appropriate to do a follow-up email when not applying for a specific position? [closed]

This is pretty self-explanatory- I sent in my resume and cover letter a few weeks ago and was wondering if it would be appropriate to send a follow-up email even though I was not applying for any ...
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Should follow-up be promised in a cover letter? [closed]

I recently wrote a cover letter in which I promised to follow up in a specific amount of time. My reasoning was that I would be able to demonstrate a small measure of credibility by following through ...
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Should I still follow up when I'd planned to even though the application deadline was extended? [closed]

Here's a brief scenario: I applied for a job on the originally determined application deadline date In my cover letter I said that I would follow up two weeks from that date The application ...
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When writing a follow-up letter to an interview, how do I mention to a potential employer that I'll be attending a relevant conference?

I just interviewed with company A today, and I found out later in the day at my current job (company B) that I'm going to be attending a conference that is highly relevant to my interview and ...
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HR manager offered job over the phone, but didn't follow up [duplicate]

Last week, a HR manager called me to offer me a position and told me that he would email me a letter of confirmation. However, it's been a week and I didn't receive anything. Should I call or email ...
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Is it a good idea to follow up after an interview, and if so, how soon? [duplicate]

Say you've recently completed a technical interview and your last interviewer has handed you back to your original contact in HR, who you haven't heard back from yet (a few days after the interview, ...
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How do I properly follow-up with a hiring manager, to check on the status of a position?

I had an interview on Monday, which I think went fairly well. I was told that I was the last to interview for the position, and that they were expecting to make their decision by that Friday. I also ...
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Is it normal for a company not to contact you after a lengthy interview to let you know you didn't get the job? [closed]

My friend recently went to an interview with a small accounting software company. After she left the interview, she never heard back from them. The thing is, she'd already talked with the owner on ...
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How can I check on the progress of an application?

I submitted a programming test and job application a week ago today. I received an email back thanking me for my submission (the day after) and that it has been handed to the people who will be a) ...
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How often should I contact a company when they keep telling me my application is “under consideration”?

I've been through three interviews with one company: an initial phone interview, a 1hr phone interview with director, and was flown in and stayed overnight for the 3rd interview. I feel the interviews ...
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Should I follow up with an interviewer who did not call at the scheduled time?

I was supposed to have a phone interview yesterday with a high-level manager, and I had given my interviewer a list of times that were OK with me (he told me to do that.. but looking back, I should ...