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Updated 1 hour ago

Should I take it as a no? HELP - 3 Replies

All it means is that that received your email and were kind enough to reply back to you. It's not a yes, but it's not a no. Keep hoping (but keep...


Updated 1 hour ago

Job Hoax - 227 Replies

I have also been caught up in this terrible scam regarding a "Stanley Roberto" fading as a recruiter from "Accent Health". I cannot believe I nearly...


Updated 1 day ago

Weird Vibe from Job Interview Set-Up - 2 Replies

If you don't go, you for sure won't get the job. An interview is for both sides... you and the employer both need to learn about each other. Don't...

Sick Of It All

Updated 1 day ago

Staffing/Temp Agencies - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="James in Princeton, West Virginia"]Is it me or do I see more job postings with staffing/temp agencies in todays job market? It seems like...


Updated 1 day ago

A Doubt regarding how to attend telephonic interview? - 1 Reply

If now is a good time for you to talk with them, you should say, "Yes, now is a good time to talk." If you're in the middle of a meeting at your...

unemployed princess

Updated 2 days ago

Any advice on how to interview at a hotel for a job you have no experience in? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="AndyRising in a State of Bliss"]But you've done some hotel work, right? (housekeeping maybe, but still...). SO you know how hotels work...


Updated 2 days ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 427 Replies

[QUOTE who="employed princess in Somewhere, Texas"] an honest employer [/QUOTE] This is kinda like finding an "ethical" lawyer aint it?


Updated 6 days ago

Multiple job applications to a company after 2nd level interviews - 2 Replies

I agree. I was just offered a position this week with a company where I have applied 16 times to various positions in the last 4 years..including the...


Following up after being told the job was mine

Hi all, I had an interview 3 weeks ago for a retail manager position. The district manager called me the next day and said that he felt the...

Sick Of It All

Updated 6 days ago

Thoughts on employer email - this was my dream job... Im gutted . anybody help me sort my head out? support appreciated. - 6 Replies

Is this your first rejection email? And are you really voting No on everyone who tells you to suck it up and move on? I have different advice...

GregoryA 0

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In case you don't ruin the interview you've a fantastic scope to get the occupation. Apply cv writer ideas to produce a powerful CV which will create...


Updated 7 days ago

Thank You Note For Not Getting Hired - 23 Replies

Thank you letters are only worthwhile IF you get an INTERVIEW. If all you are doing is shipping your resume to the "internet" HR, a thank you note...


Updated 7 days ago

Taleo - "Withdraw" button removed? - 1 Reply

It means that they know you interviewed, so they (or the system they're using) assumes that you're interested enough to continue. Don't read too much...


Updated 7 days ago

They cancelled my interview the night before because position has been filled?!? - 102 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jeff in Arvada, Colorado"]I ALWAYS wear a coat and tie for job a interview unless expressly told not to (one interview invitation stated...


Updated 7 days ago

How many tmes have you received an email for an Aflac interview? - 24 Replies

I have been experiencing the same thing. A recruiter named Erica contacted me with a fake spammy sounding email -- no relation whatsoever to anything...


Updated 7 days ago

Mistakes in a thank you letter after the interview. - 4 Replies

I definitely wouldn't worry about it. She probably didn't even notice and if she did she would understand that you didn't mean to be offensive....


Updated 7 days ago

after the interview - 3 Replies

I would say, give them the benefit of doubt. Believe that it's really some distraction that is causing the delay. In the meantime, look for other...

Sophia Morrison.

Updated 7 days ago

How does Temp Agency work? - 43 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jane in Urbandale, Iowa"]I'm a recruiter and if I DON'T call you back it is usually for a good reason. If I can't find a job for you, I...


Updated 8 days ago

Still interviewing more candidates - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="JanTibideau in Denton, Texas"]Yes, I alwas wonder that too because if I was the best candidate and you know it right then, why do you...


Anyone ever apply internally with their company/organization

In the initial interview they encouraged me to apply within the company. Couldn't find any info about length of time needed to be in current...

Sick Of It All

Updated 9 days ago

Position on hold - Should I follow up with manager? - 2 Replies

I would call as well but there's really nothing you can do if the company isn't ready to hire someone yet. "Reorganization" is a red flag if you ask...

Offer Letter - How long?

Hello I am going through interview process with one of the Japanese consulting firm for a managerial role. The interview process was very fast, 2...

Updated 12 days ago

Verbal offer but no written, how soon to followup? Should I be worried? - 17 Replies

Hello I am going through interview process with one of the Japanese consulting firm for a managerial role. The interview process was very fast, 2...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 14 days ago

Interview Cancelled Due to Illness - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="MaineDoGooder in South Portland, Maine"]30 minutes before a scheduled interview I received a call that the person interviewing me had...


Updated 14 days ago

Had a typo in my cover letter will that end chances with being called for an interview - 1 Reply

You'll be OK. There's nothing you can do about it now. If you get an interview and the subject comes up, you can mention what your proper degree is,...


Updated 15 days ago

Verbal Offer, then employer goes MIA - 1 Reply

Move on. It's a scam. There are a million out there My daughter in law just got taken in. Be smart - if they disappeared then so did the...


Updated 15 days ago

"May we contact your current employer?" - 27 Replies

It is perfectly ok to say that you prefer them not to contact your employer until after a formal offer has been made. It is a perfectly acceptable...


Updated 15 days ago

Taleo status meaning - 1 Reply

I'd guess that it means that you've had an interview. Whether it also means that you're still under consideration or that they've dropped you, only...


Employer is interviewing other candidates.

I had a great interview 2.5 weeks ago, and was told that all interviews for the role would be completed by June 4th or 5th. This past Friday, June...


Job Hoax

Tips: 1.) Don't give any personal information 2.) Ask for their name and address (if they say a weird name or first name and give a general...


Updated 17 days ago

I answered my salary question wrong, What to do now ? - 1 Reply

You're all right. Nothing is set in stone yet... you haven't even had the interview. You're not really going to talk about money until they decide...


Updated 19 days ago

Interviewed for 1 job but they notify me of another... - 2 Replies

I had no choice but to pay for it myself. They wouldn't and my wife and I are trying to move back to Dallas where this job is. If I didn't go I don't...

Very sad

Updated 19 days ago

Employers who lie to your face - 4 Replies

I refuse to call and ask about a job. All I'm going to get is a lie or its not their responsibility to tell you what went wrong at the interview....


Updated 19 days ago

Frito Lay Hiring Process? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="hugmuko in Modesto, California"]Ciao!!! Did you apply for temporary position, partime, or full time? Background check does not guarantee...








Updated 20 days ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 343 Replies

Really confused! Applied for a Seasonal Cashier at Lowes. I had a interview with the store manager on Monday, HR called and offered me the position...


Updated 21 days ago

Craigslist Scam - HELP - 3 Replies

You'll be fine and hopefully, this is a lesson learned for you and anyone else reading this post!!


Job email

I got a reply from the tutor center I applied for the summer. It's been A month. I thought I was hired so I looked for another job. This is my first...

Kbwhatsyourname in Bakersfield, California

Updated 24 days ago

Has anyone here ever used - 53 Replies

I did this assessment/test last night and it took 3.5 hours. It consisted of 55 questions for powerpoint, 55 for excel and 55 for Word and then a 3...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 26 days ago

Following up Call - 1 Reply

I emailed my resume to a company on a Wednesday, 3 weeks ago. I called on Friday just to confirm that they received my resume and the lady said that...

jim1174 in Berkeley, California

What should I wear to my interview

The job is a blue collar operator maintenance job with an oil refinery. i have read online that it is a bad idea to wear a suit to a blue collar job...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 27 days ago

In person background check? - 1 Reply

So I am in the process of getting hired for a hotel in Las Vegas since April. So the director of the dept. i will be working in called and give me a...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 28 days ago

Interview advice - 2 Replies

So this is kind of a long, strange story and just wanted to get some feedback from you guys. I was referred to a job that I know I would be a great...

linsey in Burlington, Ontario

Updated 28 days ago

how long does or did it take you to get a job offer after interview? - 125 Replies

just wondering

Flora in West Orange, New Jersey

Updated 29 days ago

1st and 2nd interview went well, 1st hiring manager asked another hiring manager to coordinate 3rd and 4th part of the process - 2 Replies

I had 2 great interviews with no reason to think I wouldn't get the job, the 2nd and 3rd part of the interview was mainly to speak with current...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 29 days ago

Potential job in the works - 1 Reply

Hey guys, I'm trying to figure out how likely my chances are with a job interview I have. It's out of state at a mid-sized company ( 1200 people or...

Laith in Palestinian Territory

Waiting Response

i made an interview on May 18 2915, in May 22,2015 the HR person called ma and asked me questions and told me about the wor and working hours and...

Eggs-1 in Kansas City Area

Updated 1 month ago

Interview with no reponse - 3 Replies

I interviewed with a company 3 weeks ago, which I thought went really well, not to mention they talked about bringing me in again to meet with...

LasVegas Relocater in Dekalb, Illinois

Should i follow up?

I am the process of relocating to Las Vegas. I trying to land a hospitality job before I move. I had a phone interview with a hotel out there. The...

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