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Contacting the employer again after a long pause

On the first day of summer 2023, I defended my PhD and soon took a very long vacation to have a good rest, and went to my hometown. While on vacation, I unexpectedly came across an interesting vacancy....
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After a second interview, should I send my references?

Last week 2023-11-01, I had a second interview, and it seemed to be a good conversation; I sent a followup thank you letter and attached my cover letter. They responded pleasantly and they'd be in ...
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How to write the perfect follow up for my situation?

Two days ago, I had an interview. I was supposed to talk to the team lead and someone from HR, however the HR person did not join us. Long story short, I think the interview went quite well with the ...
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Second follow up after an unreviewed assignment

I did two interviews for this rather-small agency in the U.S. Both were more on the discovery and talk-about-yourself side - both went great, really connected with both interviewers - but at the end ...
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Interviewer keeps stringing me along. How should I respond to their latest response?

About 8 weeks ago, I interviewed for a position. The interview went well, and they gave me a verbal offer, telling me to expect a written offer within the week. I put in my 2 weeks' notice and left ...
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How to politely follow up on application status update?

I would like to obtain an update on the status of an application I made for a summer internship position (call it A). The reason is, I was given an offer for an alternative position (call it B) but I ...
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How to follow up on an email introduction when the formality is unknown?

I'm a student set to graduate with my bachelor's this June and could use some input on an opportunity. I've been introduced to someone at a small startup that is hiring and likes to hire new grads. He'...
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Interview follow up after first round

I just finished an interview with an employee from a mixed-signal team which was scheduled for 30 minutes. The interview was split as a)background of the company b)my experience+motivations to switch ...
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Protocol for onboarding after 2 months notice

I accepted a job offer right before Christmas break (both parties have signed and dated the contract). I sent them the signed copy on the 21st. Their offices are closed 17th to 4th. This is my first ...
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Should I follow up again for my dream job?

I applied for my dream job; the job that I have wanted ever since I was a child - back in April. These jobs come along very infrequently and this is the first time I have been appropriately qualified. ...
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Appropriate time to email manager for interview followup

I had two interviews last week with different managers on Wednesday and Thursday. Each time the manager informed me when the following interview would be. So manager #1 set up the call with manager #2 ...
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Company wants me to have follow up meeting with a team after Interview; what does that mean?

Today, I had an interview with a Director of Manufacturing Operations. The interview went well and he would like me to have a "Follow up meeting with the team on site". What does that mean ...
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How to write an email after non-response from HR [duplicate]

Here's the timeline: 22 days ago- My resume got shortlisted for a role. I was sent a technical test. 12 days ago- I was informed I passed the test and that the executive assistant will be setting up ...
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For how long can I follow up on a position without being annoying?

It's been more than a month since I applied to a position in this COVID-era, I've been persistent in my follow-ups with HR (waiting at least one week before sending a reminder), and I've still not ...
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It's been a month since I didn't hear back about a technical evaluation which I was selected for; what do I do?

On February 2nd, I got a Google form in my inbox which required me to fill in details such as internship field preference, duration and start date. The last date for filling this form was February 8th....
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Correct way of following-up with unresponsive recruiter

I applied to a summer internship position online some 3 months ago. A few days after submission, my application moved to the "review" stage and since then, I have heard nothing from the ...
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What to do if you got interviewed for the wrong position?

Today I had a job interview for a company that I really really want to work for. However, the interview was about a different position than the one I applied for and so it didn't go as well (not ...
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Good way to follow up/keep in touch with employers

This happened with several companies: I had applied for a position interviews went well Feedback was positive Didn't get job After reaching out once to the manager for feedback, he asked me to keep ...
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How to deal with "lack of experience" situation?

Few weeks after the interview, one of the interviewers suggested that I'm still in the pool but the hiring manager is reposting the job and trying to look for someone with more experience. Should I do ...
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In a follow-up email, should I express my interest or ask for the state of the application?

Recently I have applied to a big company for a position that I'm really interested in and I think I have the right skillset and the experience. But I know that besides the qualifications, the ...
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Would it be inappropriate to ask someone for their colleague's email/contact details?

For context, I was contacting a representative (person 1) from a certain company for media inquiries. Person 1 said that he forwarded my email to person 2, who is the more appropriate contact for ...
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Can we follow up our probation result?

So I've already worked for 3 months (probation), and today is the end of my probation. Well I haven't heard any result from HR / my boss (boss is in a different office because of corona) and I have ...
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Is a late thank-you note insincere?

I had an interview with a company yesterday. Today, when I wanted to ask the HRs for my interviewer's email address so I can send a thank-you note to them, both HRs that I've been in contact with ...
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Following up on an old email from a recruiter

I received a job offer in late April from a foreign company. Due to the situation with COVID and the fact that at that time I was busy with my final degree project, I was told by the recruiter that it ...
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Should I contact a company whose interview offer I ignored to apologize?

More than a year ago I was looking for a job and after accepting an offer, I received an invitation to interview with another company (1st round of a typically two rounds process). It was my first ...
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No response after interview request

I submitted a job application (FYI, very large company) and 5 days later, I received a phone interview request via email from the recruiter. I responded within an hour, telling the recruiter my ...
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IS the given mail is good for follow up with HR - How can I improve it

This ism my mail I have been interviewed at comopmayName for Mobile application developer. This is just follow up mail. My skills are: A, B, C Reason for change: Financial and professional ...
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Received a written job offer but no contract and no start date

I went for an interview last week at a big organisation which went well. The next day I got a call from HR stating they would like to offer me the position. I was so happy, because I've been out of ...
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Better wait until new year, or I ask now about the interview result

So on the 10th December, I was interviewed (not by a user, but HR a interviewer). It's already 16 days after the interview, but I have not received any update about the result. I think because of ...
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How to respond when a recruiter asked me how I feel about the interview and told me they couldn't make a decision right now?

I just had my second interview about 10 days ago. Today I finally (the follow-up was expected to come up in 7 days actually) got an email from the recruiter in which the recruiter started by asking me ...
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No acknowledgement from the employer [duplicate]

I applied to a company for an Internship, next day I received a mail from the company saying that my resume is shortlisted and I need to complete a programming challenge and submit it before the ...
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Appropriate action when a recruiter doesn't follow up or respond as promised

Here's the situation: Several weeks ago I applied for an advertised position with a major US distributor. Within a few days I received an e-mail from a recruiter (who was employed with the company) ...
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Should I call the interviewer directly, if HR aren't responding? [duplicate]

I had a first round telephonic interview with a company - I thought the interview went very well and I was hoping to hear back from them by now, but I haven't received any call yet. Whenever I call ...
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Should I follow-up again with the HR administrator? [duplicate]

EDIT: For those looking at whether to follow-up after an interview, this related quesiton may provide a good resource. This particular question is unique, as it asks about an academic job, where I ...
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Should I write follow up email to HR [duplicate]

I interview 2 rounds in one company. Both rounds were awesome. After the interview I didn't hear from HR then I called her after 3 to 4 day. HR said she will inform me within 2 days but again, I didn'...
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Should I follow up on job interview when HR said they will update on my hiring 2 weeks ago [duplicate]

I have completed two job interviews. One company emailed me 2 weeks ago telling that I'm shortlisted for hiring, and even the manager sent me a message personally, whether I have received an offer ...
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How many days after interview to follow up? [duplicate]

I am kind of on a gas burner in my current job and would like to find another option. Interview was 3 days back excluding the weekend in between. How many days after is best to follow up about the ...
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Had to cancel first interview due to flu, company not responding to my email about re-scheduling. Should I re-apply?

I had an interview setup about a week ago, but had to cancel due to having the flu. After a brief email correspondence with the person who I'm suppose to interview with, he tells me it's fine, and ...
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After following up and not be contacted, is it okay to make contact?

I was reading this link, but my situation is a little different because I never had an interview. I submitted my application to a job posting twelve days ago, and after not hearing back from them, ...
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Pre phone interview follow up

I live in Canada and applied for a job in a different city within the same province. Recruiter responded for an initial phone interview and we supposed to make an appointment. I replied to him with my ...
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Invited for a 'Follow Up' meeting, after an internal interview. What does this mean? [closed]

Myself and three colleagues were all interviewed for the same role last Thursday. It would be a promotion for all of us. We all received an email the next day saying they would get back to us early ...
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Asking about the status of an application [duplicate]

About two months ago I applied for an internship at a company and was asked to complete an online programming test. I passed the test and they followed up with a phone interview a few days later, ...
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Correct course of action regarding interview response time [duplicate]

I had my final Amazon internship interview a bit more than 3 weeks ago. After this interview, the interviewer told me that I should contact my recruiter if I hear no response within 5 business days. ...
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Is it acceptable to contact a recruiter directly after a year if they mentioned the company would follow-up in a year?

A year ago I applied for a job at a company and after the onsite interview, the company decided not to give me the job. They said the feedback was still good though and they see a lot of potential so ...
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When to send a thank you for the interview?

I am in the initial stages of being considered for a position at a different company, where I was encouraged to apply by a friend (Who would also be my supervisor in the new position). The first part ...
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How can I encourage my boss to approve my work tasks?

According to our company policy, I need to get my boss's comments and approval for each task to be able to do them. But since she's too busy usually my tasks get stuck in pending approval status and I ...
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Company wants to "catch up" after an interview. What does that mean?

I did a phone interview last week with a tech company for a mobile engineering position, and they called me in for an in-person interview the next day. The phone interview was with an HR person, and ...
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Confused with job application status [duplicate]

I did a phone interview for Internship in a very reputed company for Network Engineering role, the interview went really well and at the end, the interviewer said: I'm forwarding this conversation ...
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How to follow up a less priority task?

My supervisor has told me that he'll provide me with whatever I need for learning at work. So I asked him for a virtual machine that has some applications I need be installed on, around a month and a ...
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Asked to return to intern again but HR and boss are not responding to emails

Last summer I had an internship at a local tech company doing software development. I felt like I did a pretty good job and was consistently told by my boss and team that they enjoyed my being there ...
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