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Updated 19 hours ago

Job Hoax - 274 Replies

I received two scam text messaging: one was from a phone number (720 area code) NMC HEALTHCARE), I reported it on this same site. This number 971...


Updated 1 day ago

Still interviewing more candidates - 14 Replies

That doesnt mean diddley squat. I just got hired by a charter communications recently. The manager said that he had other candidates to interview...


Possible Hoax

I received a text message from an individual saying they were "Harry" at Drexel Pharma. They said I had applied and wanted to do a skype interview. ...

confused first time interviewer

Had An Interview, Followed Up, What's the Next Step....?

I interviewed for a job position last Wednesday (07/22) in front of a panel of three people, and I thought it went really well. The interview lasted...


Updated 2 days ago

Should i call a second time on the fourth week after interview? - 43 Replies

[QUOTE who="ALassen in Buford, Georgia"] He gets an email on 7/14 with the online stuff, does it and sends it back the next day - 7/15. Since then,...


Updated 2 days ago

More like interrogation... - 1 Reply

I've had something similar, though they didn't try to psychoanalyze my teenage years. Instead they took turns asking the most rote, cliched job...


Updated 2 days ago

Finish second interview last week, send thanks letter they said: they will be in touch to advise on how we will proceed - 2 Replies

Yep. This is one of the most common job-seeker questions (two of them here within an hour's time). If they want you, they will contact you. If...


Updated 2 days ago

Job Interview Response Timeline - 2 Replies

If they want you, they will contact you. If they don't want you, they often don't want to tell you that. Of course, it's also true that...


Sent for drug test, no discussion yet for pay

Hello, So I went and interviewed with a company and the manager had two other people interview me the same day. A few days later, they called my...


Updated 5 days ago

"Still need to interview a phone more people throughout the week..." - 2 Replies

I agree with Trying to Help. So many job-seekers seem to think that if they got an interview, they've got the job. They forget that the employer may...


Updated 6 days ago

In person job interview feedback after rejection email? - 7 Replies

So a quick update. Last week went by and I never heard back from the Hiring Manager. While I do understand that since I wasn't the chosen candidate,...


DWP Job Interview

So I have a job interview with the DWP for a contact centre agent. I always said I wouldn't work for them as when I signed on they were awful but as...


Updated 8 days ago

Interview bait-and-switch - 5 Replies

Why isn't this illegal? This is flat out fraud really.


Updated 8 days ago

Follow up after interview if you did not get the call at specified date - 2 Replies

Yes. Just a quick, polite call to inquire if you're still being considered for the position. The worst that can happen is they tell you no.


Updated 8 days ago

Had an interview, now background check, question about employment history... - 6 Replies

whoops!! CLIENT!! Angrily typed too fast!

Trying to Help

Updated 8 days ago

How many times to follow up? - 4 Replies

Contact him one more time. A lot of employees take vacations in the summer, so if he's not out of the office, he may be covering for someone who is,...


Updated 9 days ago

The HR called back to ask me that how the final interview went? - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan"]They also may be just trying to see if you are still interested in the position. Let's play devil's...


Updated 10 days ago

I HATE Almost All Job Interviews!!! - 175 Replies

[QUOTE who="catfish503 in portland, Oregon"]When I was a young girl in school I wore a shopping for school clothes for me...haha ...


Updated 10 days ago

How to decline a job offer while already signed and accepting it. since I have come accross a better job offer from another firm - 18 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lally in Austin, Texas"].... I don't even have a contact person at Company A to email/phone minus a random HR person. Is it acceptable...


recruiter actually got back to me..

I had an interview last week, Mon July 13th and it went well, although it wasnt for any particular position, so I was selling myself. I also sent a...


Updated 10 days ago

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer - 266 Replies

[QUOTE who="ga in Las Vegas, Nevada"]Yes, these such "underprivileged" are such "American success" stories at ours, our parents' expense. No one...

Will s

Updated 11 days ago

Upcoming interview need help ? - 3 Replies

i didnt get it again.....


Updated 12 days ago

Following up after being told the job was mine - 2 Replies

Did you get the job?


Updated 13 days ago

How do you respond when told application put on hold? - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="DM in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma"]The same sort of thing has happened to me twice in the past year or so. One of those times, though, after...

Sick Of It All

Updated 15 days ago

How to explain the loss of my business in a job interview - 5 Replies

First, sorry for your losses. Second, you don't need or want to tell a potential employer about mental illness, business choices, or other...


Updated 15 days ago

After Interview Call Back - 5 Replies

Did this call end with a job offer? I was just scheduled a call for 5pm on monday after 3rd interview. Thank you

Trying to Help

Updated 15 days ago

Contacting the Hiring Manager - 2 Replies

If they told you to call again later next week, then do it. It's not a test or anything stupid like that, but definitely follow up. Hiring managers...


Updated 16 days ago

Staffing/Temp Agencies - 5 Replies

Temp services are horrible.

Ruby Slippers

Updated 16 days ago

Accept position but then your dream job is offered - etiquette? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="inbalnce in Mississauga, Ontario"]If I accept a position with a company and then a week later get an offer from another company that I...


Updated 17 days ago

Interviewed for a friend, waiting on official job offer - 1 Reply

Call the hiring manager today. But just call once. Your friend may not have all the info, just something to keep in mind.


Updated 17 days ago

group job interview at khols - 71 Replies

[QUOTE who="rayne in Killeen, Texas"]hey, i had a group interview with khols it really was not that bad, if sum one gose befor you just say with they...


Updated 19 days ago

How to response to Indeed Email? - 4 Replies

please reply to above question, Indeed...


Updated 23 days ago

Has anyone here ever used - 57 Replies

It is very long and complex do it first thing in the morning typing test


SuccessFactors application status In Progress for a week and a half now

Has anyone applied to a job through the SuccessFactors tracking system before? If you have, and your status said In Progress for approximately as...

Joe Gagill1

Updated 23 days ago

Multiple Positions - Maybe One Mistake? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="STEAM in Cleveland, Ohio"]Hey everyone. So, I had an interview for an office job (employee time entry, product documentation and customer...


Updated 24 days ago

Job hoax, scam - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Recruiter in Detroit, Michigan"]What is the scam though? Is it possible they are just not a professional company? I'm not being...


Updated 25 days ago

Should I take it as a no? HELP - 5 Replies



Updated 26 days ago

frito lay - 1 Reply

cindii, the General Job Interview forum where you posted won't be much help to you, but if you type "frito lay" in the Find Forums field at the upper...


Updated 27 days ago

Weird Vibe from Job Interview Set-Up - 4 Replies

Agree with need_help. The question of child care and health are illegal questions. You can offer that info,but,they can not ask. It is on the same...


Updated 27 days ago

Dealing with Inappropriate Interviewers - 1 Reply

Write your letter and then throw it away. It will be good for you, and it will be just as effective making changes at the company that way. Actually...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

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

I am Job S Paruthickal. If i get a call from any company, the first question will be is " Is it a good time to talk now? " . So I would like to...

unemployed princess in Where ever, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

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

I got an interview at a hotel big company with great benefits but I have no experience in the position. It's for a barista. I was only a barista at a...

gixerkiller in Gardena, California

Updated 1 month ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 426 Replies

The woman conducting my interview today was so rude and unprofessional. When she came to get me she called me by the wrong name. Her tone when...

tequilasunrise in Nowheresville, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

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

I would greatly appreciate a response on this. So we know landing the right job isn't an easy task, and we keep applying for positions we feel can...

Sick Of It All in backwoods, California

Updated 1 month ago

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

Hi Ben, First of all, please accept my apologies for the delay in reply. From both ****** and myself, we feel you provided a great interview...

GregoryA 0 in Düsseldorf, Germany

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gixerkiller in Gardena, California

Updated 1 month ago

Thank You Note For Not Getting Hired - 23 Replies

There seems to be mixed advice on whether or not to send thank you notes after an interview. I've had family and friends tell me not to send a...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Taleo - "Withdraw" button removed? - 1 Reply

Right before my interview yesterday, my Taleo screen had a "Withdraw" button on the bottom. I admittedly had a poor interview, and today my...

WhatAName in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 1 month ago

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

I am beyond irate right now. How common is this? I got an interview through a referral. The interview was supposed to be tomorrow morning and we...

Karinna in Portland, Oregon

Updated 1 month ago

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

There must be hundreds of AFLAC locations around as I receive multiple requests from the same people over and over again to come in for an interview....

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