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Updated 3 hours ago

Recommend a candidate, while knowing both the interviewer and the candidate? - 2 Replies

Has the candidate asked you to serve as a reference? You could offer to be a reference and/or write a reference letter. My job search is ongoing,...


Updated 10 hours ago

I sent a follow-up email and got a nasty response - 186 Replies

[QUOTE who="Job Hinter in Cleveland, Ohio"]I had a very disappointing experince recently by one of the Hospitals in the area. I am a financial...


GM Financial or Americredit jobs - do they do credit checks?

Anyone in GM Financial or AmeriCredit ? I got a job offer to work in IT and am in the process of getting the background check done. Would like to...

Jury 14

Updated 1 day ago

Following up with "Thank You" note after interview - 24 Replies

[QUOTE who="Unix Brat in Asheville, North Carolina"]It's a waste of time if you think it is. Then again, if one feels it isn't a waste of time...


Updated 2 days ago

Need advice for job offer negotiation - 1 Reply

First, go ahead and negotiate the start date. Not a problem doing that. Second, why do you want to start at a different time? Can you give a good...


Updated 3 days ago

How many tmes have you received an email for an Aflac interview? - 23 Replies

I was previously a mechanic, before that Tire technician, equipment operator, manufacturing plants, delivery driver and related jobs and i got a...


Updated 3 days ago

Taleo Question - 11 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tiffiney O in Northbrook, Illinois"]Job Status: Inactive means the job is no longer available and was more likely filled even thou you...


Updated 5 days ago

Need advice for offer negotiation - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="NE1 in Somewhere"]I would bring up the clearance. I'd also take glassdoor with a huge grain of salt. They automatically adjust salaries...


Updated 6 days ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 421 Replies

I interviewed for an administrator position. After the interview the owner emailed and asked me for my references. She also informed me that her...

Sick Of It All

Updated 6 days ago

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer - 330 Replies

Never assume you're the only person interviewing for a position. It's a safer bet that you're one of about 50,000 applicants. Competition is insane...


Updated 6 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 - 43 Replies

Regarding the OP, I am potentially in the same position. I have just accepted a reasonable job offer from Company C and am awaiting background check...


Updated 6 days ago

Job Hoax - 195 Replies

Excuse the bad grammar in my previous & current comments I'm in a rush. Since I ran out of space in my first reply. I wanted advice on how to get rid...


Updated 8 days ago

Waiting for a response, good or bad sign? - 4 Replies

Congratulations, Iggy.

Dog_Guy in KC, Missouri

Updated 9 days ago

Following up more than once? - 4 Replies

I had an interview about 5 weeks ago that went pretty well, at least from my point of view. 2 weeks after that interview, I sent them an e-mail to...

Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 10 days ago

No contact one week after receiving verbal offer - 4 Replies

Hi all, I received a verbal offer for a job one week ago that included details on salary. I was told I would receive a contract to be signed via...

Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 10 days ago

Two weeks after interview - 2 Replies

I applied for a position online, and got a call from the HR manager from the head office three days after for a telephone interview. This went well...

RatingMyRecruiter in Columbus, Ohio

How to Overcome Your Job Interview Nervousness

Being nervous at interviews is common. How to deal with your nervousness is another. Here are some ways to overcome your nervousness....

Linda in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 14 days ago

Should I Call the Person I Interviewed With? - 1 Reply

Done with all the interviews for a job being handled through a recruiter. First interview was with the hiring manager and he seemed to really like me...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 15 days ago

Interviews Done. Waiting. Am I Being Impatient? - 2 Replies

Had two rounds of interviews in one week. With one person one day and three days later had another round with two people (was supposed to be with...

Leeann66 in Kicked down for the last time, Ontario

Updated 15 days ago

Showing up late to an interview - 3 Replies

I am nervous going to be late tomorrow for a job interview. First interview arrived 2 minutes prior to the start. The recruiters for the job have...

Christa Wimberly in Niagara Falls, New York

Updated 16 days ago

Kmart Hiring Process and Background check - 13 Replies

Hi I was given a job offer after a successful interview and was told by the Hiring Manager that I was to be sent an email where I would officially...

Ajay Lamba in New Delhi, India

Updated 16 days ago

Call back after interview -- Thoughts? - 14 Replies

Hi, I am an attorney and had an interview for an in-house position with a reputable company on a Friday. The interview went extremely well and I was...

KeepAHappyFace in State of Confusion

Updated 17 days ago

Waiting 2 months on HD call for interview - 3 Replies

I applied to an entry-level position at a local hospital online in late December. About a week after applying, I found out the hiring manager's...

habsfan in Montréal, Quebec

Updated 17 days ago

What to say in a follow-up email 1.5 weeks after a second interview? - 2 Replies

Hi everyone, I had a second interview with a company a week and a half ago and I haven't received any response yet. After the first interview, it...

DigDug*76 in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 17 days ago

frito-lay hiring process - 108 Replies

Hello, well I just got back from my first interview with Frito-Lay. I have heard its a pretty intense hiring process, however the first interview... in East Syracuse, New York

Updated 19 days ago

Is the job a scam? Asking for credit score before interviewing - 688 Replies

I have been posting my resume and applying for jobs left and right on Monster, Craigslist, you name it. Every once in a while I get a response that...

RatingMyRecruiter in San Jose, California

Rate Your Recruiter - you have a voice!

It's time job seekers have a way to share with others their experiences with recruiters aka headhunters.

Sea Pink in El Paso, Texas

Updated 20 days ago

Interview Cancellation Guilt - 3 Replies

So the recruiter goes out of their way to get a phone interview for me, setting me up the day prior to make sure everything is fine. The day comes...

Linda in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 20 days ago

What are the chances of getting hired at a company if you were once an intern there? - 2 Replies

I was an intern at a company a while back and have just recently applied for a full time position there. Will the recruiters reach out to my old...

e in Perkasie, Pennsylvania

Updated 21 days ago

How can I calm my nerves during an interview? - 4 Replies

So i was wondering if anyone has any tips on how i can calm my nerves during a job interview?

Awkward1 in Cebu, Philippines

Updated 21 days ago

Should I call HR? - 6 Replies

Hi, I applied for a job at a local hospital about a week ago. Three day's after applying received a phone call from the manager of the department I...

Awkward1 in Cebu, Philippines

Updated 22 days ago

Should I still have hope: Longest wait time for a job offer... - 6 Replies

I applied to a job about two month's ago. I finally was able to interview and prior to interviewing the job was taken off the employer's website....

xboxer in Cactus, Arizona

Updated 22 days ago

On Site Interview, Delayed Decision, now job is reposted - 7 Replies

Long Story Short. I had an interview for a position. Cruised through both Phone interviews, made it to the Face to Face Site interview. At the end of...

qpuwcsdr in Hyderabad, Anguilla


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Updated 23 days ago

How to response to Indeed Email? - 2 Replies

I applied a position and received an email from Human Resource. They asked me to have an interview. But I have not got any replies since then. In...

Tiz in Seattle, Washington

Updated 23 days ago

Verbal offer but no written, how soon to followup? Should I be worried? - 16 Replies

I've been interviewing for the next step in my career - director/executive level for Fortune 500 companies. There's this one company I'm hopeful for...

josh1234 in Montréal, Quebec

Updated 26 days ago

Can you help me decide if this interview went badly? - 6 Replies

Hi, I recently had a second interview with a company I very much want to work for. It has only been two days since the interview, but I am already...

Avamissile in Bath, United Kingdom

HSBC Application process

So I've reached the final stage in my application for Customer Service Officer at HSBC. I had my phone interview 12 days ago which I passed, and the...

mikeymike1212 in Hinesville, Georgia

Updated 26 days ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 361 Replies

I filled out 7 apps online for a local new construction. Was called and told to complete Secondary Survey and call back. Did that -went to interview...

joyce in Athens, Texas

Updated 27 days ago

Should I follow up after the second interview - 20 Replies

I had a first interview about a month ago which went really well. After sending a thank you email I was asked if I was still interested. I responded...

ProfessionalLady in Reston, Virginia

Opportunity for Ambitious Six in Washington DC Metro Area

I have an opportunity for six individuals to take advantage of, working with top exclusive industry companies and professionals. Currently for...

Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

The Waiting Game - 1 Week In - 12 Replies

I had an in-person interview last Monday so it's been a week and 1 day, and I have not heard anything from the employer. I had a rotational...

Kramer in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Sending resume via email - 2 Replies

I applied to an assistant position about a week ago and by now haven't received an answer. The position was publish about 2 weeks ago. I am...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Good feedback after interview then nothing..... - 3 Replies

Hi, I wanted to get a bit of advice for a recent job I went for at the start of November. I interviewed for a hedge fund role in London, which I...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

ive had 2 interviews with company. what to do next? - 2 Replies

I was called for a interview with the operations manager, (this is who i have been dealing with the whole process) i interviewed on tuesday and was...

JRF in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Was to have an in person and then...

I applied for a Technology Sales Manager role for a new Italian subsidiary. It was posted on indeed and linked 2 weeks ago.I sent an email via linked...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 1 month ago

Has anyone here ever used - 71 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 1 month ago

Casual Tone for a Casual Job? Include Resume With Letter of Interest? - 1 Reply

I haven't frequently applied for jobs in a while, but lately have been looking for lower-level, part time work in the general labor area. Many of my...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

When Is It Best to Ask For More Details About A Job Posted? - 1 Reply

At what stage is it best to ask for more details about a position, i.e. shift options, hours flexibility, questions about actual work, etc.? I...

weeza in no man's land

Updated 1 month ago

when to follow up after an interview - 5 Replies

So I had an interview last Friday, there was Martin Luther King day monday so I wasn't expecting to hear anything then. It is now Wednesday. I...

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