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pinkirena

Updated 2 hours ago

Job Hoax - 333 Replies

THIS is the e-mail address I got the offer from Ryan Joseph <ryanjoseph851@gmail.com> Basically, similar pay with others on this forum, good...

Billy

Updated 1 day ago

How does Temp Agency work? - 41 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dreamline in Thiells, New York"]You have to calculate whether or not the money you will make (per week) is more or less than your...

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Updated 2 days ago

Test - 2 Replies

test CSRF comment for Like and dislike

endoftheworld

Updated 3 days ago

Have an interview but... - 2 Replies

^ "been FIRED from other jobs"

Mend

Updated 4 days ago

Still interviewing more candidates - 21 Replies

I don't think you understand how the hiring process works. You should not worry if you got the job or not until you are told yes, you do have the job...

Trying to Help

Updated 5 days ago

Another CEO Interview or Job Offer? - 1 Reply

It may be where they extend the offer, or where the CEO confirms their decision to hire you. I have a client who ALWAYS takes the final two people...

Burt Lange

Updated 5 days ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 428 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jessica2 in Skokie, Illinois"]What about those companies who call in the late afternoon/evening and expect you to come in the next day...

TRB

Updated 7 days ago

Is the job a scam? Asking for credit score before interviewing - 663 Replies

FROM: Charlene Fairfield <charlenefairfieldat@aol.com> Hi, You've recently sent us your resume, and I am excited to let you know that I think...

inbalnce

Updated 10 days ago

How to explain the loss of my business in a job interview - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio"]Your business closed due to economic conditions, that's why the job ended. Everything else... they don't need...

Hope

Updated 11 days ago

Had second round Interview, the job is reposted with higher requirement - 2 Replies

Andy, thank you. I will definitely call. I will try not to worry about it too much, uncertainty bugs me a lot! Fingers crossed. :)

Sick Of It All

Updated 13 days ago

Would you work for $10 an hour? - 150 Replies

[QUOTE who="Shingami in Chicago, Illinois"]It's been very difficult for me to get a job where I gain new skills to help in another job. I'm at the...

Eliza Doolittle

Invited to meet and asked for availability; Gave availability but NO RESPONSE yet.

Here's what happened: 1. (Wednesday) Found a small company that I would really love to work for. 2. (Wednesday) No job listings on their...

Brian Byrne

Updated 15 days ago

Change Forum Screen Name - 3 Replies

What Steve said. There is no way to change your screen name. The field is not editable.

AndyRising

Updated 15 days ago

Employer is interviewing other candidates. - 2 Replies

If they want you, they will call you.

lcg

Updated 16 days ago

Interview form does not work?! - 2 Replies

I've had the same problem. I've been trying to confirm an interview but the staffhunter form doesn't work and another link sent me to a recruitment...

ronaldocordero

Updated 16 days ago

In person job interview feedback after rejection email? - 10 Replies

sometimes, sourgraping poisoned our minds... sometimes we have to give them a break, maybe we're not good enough for their qualities. As I've said...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 17 days ago

Is it legal for companies to ask what year you graduated OR a birthdate - 24 Replies

[QUOTE who="I want to be a good worker in Connecticut"]But here's the thing...you most likely would have been turned down for the job even if they...

Slick

Updated 17 days ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 343 Replies

I had my 1st interview on Friday at lowes, and was called on Saturday with a job offer starting at $12.25 hr. . I have my drug test for Monday...

Working Mom

Updated 18 days ago

When to call post interview? - 6 Replies

Congratulations!

Ruby Slippers

Updated 19 days ago

Following up with HR - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="TulipBee123 in Walnut Creek, California"]Hello, I had a great third interview at this company on Tuesday with the VP of Client...

Shingami

Updated 20 days ago

Has anyone here ever used proveit.com - 59 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mike1233 in Ohio"] Word and Powerpoint I can use blindfolded, but that excel is just terrible because you simple DO NOT want to learn...

ReadySetGo

Updated 21 days ago

I had the worst possible interview with an untrained, under-qualified HR rep. - 2 Replies

I'm not sure what position you were applying for, however I think the interview is very telling. This man may not even know just how unqualified you...

Dan James12

Interview Process now 7 weeks

My 1st interview was June 23rd and sent Thank you emails to all the interviewers. Then my second interview was a week later on June 30th and sent...

Ihateteaching

When to follow up after a reference check

I sent in my resume to a company in NYC that isnt teaching, YAY!!!!! back in June. Got an interview, and they called me back in the very next day for...

sfCitygirl 84

Updated 22 days ago

Why am i not getting hired on - 478 Replies

Being unemployed after weeks or months of searching sucks. You prepare yourself for interviews by researching the company, spend money on a suit, and...

Dhohne

Verbal Offer and Written Offer, but Not a signed Written Offer. HELP!

Hello Everyone, so here is what went on in my life. Had phone interviews with desired company that went well, then went on to the IN-Person...

Thaimaster

Updated 23 days ago

Thank You Note For Not Getting Hired - 24 Replies

All of the thank you notes are pretty much useless. If they liked your interview, they will hire you. I can say in all of those instances of thank...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 23 days ago

Employer cancelled potential interviews - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="anonguy in Toronto, Ontario"]I've had 2 past experiences where the employer has cancelled an interview set up with me. The first was that...

AndyRising

Updated 25 days ago

Room to Grow Concern from Potential Employer - 1 Reply

Disclaimer: I wasn't there and I'm not them, so I don't really know, but... Perhaps you placed so much emphasis on your plans for the future that...

Waluigi

New store opening; how long before hearing back after interview?

Hi everyone, This Tuesday I had an interview for a store that's opening at the beginning of September on the 4th. Things seemed like they went...

KeepAHappyFace

Updated 25 days ago

Verbal Offer No Written Offer - 1 Reply

Make a phone call to your HR contact ASAP and politely ask what's the status of your offer letter. There's likely nothing cynical going on, often...

NetWeb

Indeed should not support anonymous style email relay

There's no reason for it at a job site. I got an interview offer that seems to be a put on. I Googled the supposed name of the emailer and it doesn't...

AndyRising

Updated 27 days ago

Invited to Meet The Team - 1 Reply

None of us can know. You should have asked when you got the invitation (you can still ask).

realism37

Updated 28 days ago

Why do staffing firms waste money posting Fake Ads? - 161 Replies

A recruiter in this thread admitted to posting fake ads. This is a recent thread so check it out: http://www.indeed.com/forum/gen/Career-Advice/Ask...

Marychapman

Frito lay background check

Hi I was wondering if Frito Lay conduct a background check at the same time as the drug test or do they wait until background check is cleared first?

Marychapman

Updated 28 days ago

frito lay - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="cindii"]I went to an interview for frito lay on friday ,was I suppose to sign any papers for a background check cause I didn't? ?..I...

ten510

Updated 29 days ago

Third Phone Screen - 3 Replies

LOL thanks for the support people!! I'll keep you posted. And @ parafreegal- your comment is hilarious!!

Nick

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...

jenab

Updated 1 month 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,...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month 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...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month 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...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month 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...

Sb94509

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...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month 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...

Claire2402

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...

Alice_600

Updated 1 month ago

Interview bait-and-switch - 5 Replies

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

KeepAHappyFace

Updated 1 month 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.

Mike

Updated 1 month ago

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

whoops!! CLIENT!! Angrily typed too fast!

Trying to Help

Updated 1 month 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,...

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