Questions tagged [follow-up]

Questions about following up with an employer after an 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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Should I follow up with an interviewer whose call I missed because it was at a different time than agreed?

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 ...
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Great interview - hiring manager never followed up, should I follow up with a call? [duplicate]

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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How can I check on the progress of an application? [duplicate]

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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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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Sent my resume to a recruiter but not heard back. Should I follow up? [duplicate]

I am in contact with a recruiter for a Company. This is the second time I've been in contact with this person. The first time was several months ago, and after an internal recommendation and several ...
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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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What do I say when following up a job application that I haven't heard back from? [duplicate]

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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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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Is it okay to tell the preferred company that you have received other job offers?

I have recently applied to Company A. I have gone through the 1st and 2nd interview and everything seems to be going well. In the 2nd interview, the senior manager told me that HR would get back to me ...
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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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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 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 reapply after turning down a position

I was offered a position in October 2015. I turned it down because I had been working at home for about 10 months and wasn't sure I wanted to go back to an office full time (after working in one for ...
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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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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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Following up after technical test [duplicate]

I have a question regarding my job search. Recently a recruiter got back to me after a job application and requested to complete a technical test which I did on the same day and then advised him on ...
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Contacted after interview for another phone call, but didn't get the call. Should I follow up again?

I interviewed for an internship job, and a week after the interview, I received an email from the interviewer that said he wanted to get on the phone and have another chat. I replied with all my ...
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Interview went great, HR is not following up, should I follow up with a call? [duplicate]

I went to a great company. There I had 5 interviews taken place by different people. I think all of them went really good, they seems impressed with me, one of them said that I have good knowledge. ...
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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 ...