Job Status states "cancelled". What does this mean?

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Michelle in Iraq

46 months ago

I applied for a job on the Lockheed Martin website and until today the Job Status stated "open". Today the Job Status changed to "cancelled". What does this mean?

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Michelle in Apo

46 months ago

I appreciate the fast response. Does "cancelled" mean the position no longer needs to be filled and that no one got the job? I applied for the Flight Service Specialist announcement. I was really looking forward to hearing that I either got the job or feedback as to why I didn't. I'll keep on the lookout for a new posting though. Thanks again.

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Recruiter Bob in Astoria, New York

46 months ago

That's correct, the position is no longer needed. Even if they had already extended some other applicant a conditional job offer, the REQ would still show as "Open" until their first day on the job.

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curious

36 months ago

Recruiter Bob in Astoria, New York said: Michelle, great question, sorry for not including this info in my e-book. A cancelled Req. means that the position is no longer needed by the hiring manager. Be on the lookout in case a similar position is re-opened soon, though-- sometimes REQs are cancelled if the hiring manager made a significant error in the position description, or entered in outdated information.

What position are you shooting for with LM? Also, thanks for your service in Iraq !

What does it mean when you have interviewed and the job status date changes a few days later, but the job status is still "open"? Is that in your e-book?

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Recruiter Bob in Chicago, Illinois

34 months ago

Yes, it is, along with many other things that you might find helpful. Be sure to check it out and download a copy before you submit the online application!

To me, this suggests that the HR technician or hiring manager may have made some slight changes to the position description, then re-posted the vacancy. Each individual requisition stays listed as "OPEN" until the new employee starts his/her first day on the job, so you can still submit your own resume for consideration.

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JG in Laurel, Maryland

19 months ago

My Job status has been changed to "Approved" what that means?

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minty9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

18 months ago

I had an interview last week that went great. Could not have gone better. I just logged in and see the job status is "Canceled"?! The status date is 2 days after I interviewed... Does this mean my dream is dead? :(

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Recruiter Bob LM in Haiti

18 months ago

Don't panic! Don't give up hope yet! LOL. Check with your recruiter tomorrow morning for a status update. Job descriptions can change on a moment's notice, so it's possible that this one position had to be pulled down and re-written. Only the recruiter or the managers will be able to tell you for certain.

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minty9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

18 months ago

Thanks Bob! I'll do just that.

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ramosde86 in DOVER, Delaware

17 months ago

Recruiter Bob in Astoria, New York said: That's correct, the position is no longer needed. Even if they had already extended some other applicant a conditional job offer, the REQ would still show as "Open" until their first day on the job.

Thanks guys for the information. I just experienced the same case with four of the positions that I've applied to so far. Now, what other job statuses would be typical to see if the position does select you as a candidate??

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RaKo in Virginia

3 months ago

Recruiter Bob LM in Haiti said: Don't panic! Don't give up hope yet! LOL. Check with your recruiter tomorrow morning for a status update. Job descriptions can change on a moment's notice, so it's possible that this one position had to be pulled down and re-written. Only the recruiter or the managers will be able to tell you for certain.

Hi Recruiter Bob, I'm a new grad and was contacted by an LM recruiter yesterday asking me for my interest in a position in Ft. Worth as well as some questions (Graduation date, GPA, willing to relocate, etc..). I emailed him and applied for the req. he specifically contacted me about. Is this equivalent to a pre-screen before an interview?

Also, I checked my job submission status today and I saw that two more job submissions that I did not apply for were added to my list but they say "Cancelled." Is this still a good sign/am I being looked at for the position?

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