I recently had a very nice phone conversation with a potential employer. She later sent me an email asking best dates/times for face to face interview, as well as some references. I emailed her the requested information. It's now 3 days later, and I've yet to hear back. Is it too soon to send a follow up "Just making sure you received my email"? Or should I give her another day or two?

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    Hi MyCodeSucks, just for the sake of explanation so you don't feel ignored. This question has been closed because the community deems that it is primarily opinion based. For example what one person finds acceptable waiting time someone might find too short or too long. If you think you can change it to make it less opinion based then by all means give it a go, if you need help you can always come and ask in The Workplace Chat or on meta too.
    – user5305
    Aug 29, 2013 at 12:45

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No it is not. If it has been 3 business days, if I were you I would send an email now asking if there was anything she was waiting on me for. Assuming you spoke with an HR, it is not unusual for an HR to overlook/forget about candidates who are still in the initial phase. Similarly, it isn't unusual for the HR to receive reminder mails from candidates. Just a pleasant 'Hey, Regarding our conversation and email exchange the other day - I was wondering if you need any more documents/information from my side' should do. Good luck.

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    Thanks. I just wanted to ensure I wasn't being a mosquito buzzing in the ear.
    – PiousVenom
    Aug 28, 2013 at 15:42

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