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

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Michelle in Iraq

35 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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Recruiter Bob in Astoria, New York

35 months ago

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sometimes REQs are cancelled if the hiring manager made a significant error in the position description, or entered in outdated information.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!

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Michelle in Apo

35 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

35 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

24 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sometimes REQs are cancelled if the hiring manager made a significant error in the position description, or entered in outdated information.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

23 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

7 months ago

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

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minty9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

6 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

6 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

6 months ago

Thanks Bob! I'll do just that.

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ramosde86 in DOVER, Delaware

5 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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