I am looking at a job opening that has been open for a number of weeks. There is no closing date listed on any of this company's job listings. Is it OK to contact such a company and ask them how long the job opening will be available for?
In addition, is it likely such a company might be able to tie this back to my application? Would this potentially penalize me?
In the middle of March, I saw a job opening at one of my dream companies that I would love to do. This company usuallly has openings for senior positions in the role in question, so the mid level role was completely unexpected. However, given it involves moving half way across the country, and I was happy in the job I was, I decided not to apply, but have kept the tab open.
Fast forward a month and I have been promoted at my current job. Despite telling me the salary range for my previous role, and pointing out that I was at the very bottom end of it, the salary increase with the promotion was insulting at best, and almost certainly puts me below the normal salary range for my new position.
I have now decided to apply to the job opening I found, but I have made the mistake of not keeping my CV/information up to date during the almost 6 years in my current job (which was my first after graduating), and I am currently struggling while updating it. Knowing the closing date of the position is more than, for example, a week from now, would mean I don't have to rush updating it, and therefore potentially make mistakes.
The avenues I can contact the company in question are via a firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail address or their @companynamehereCareers twitter account.
If it helps in any way, these are softward development jobs.