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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...

unemployed princess in Where ever, Texas

Updated 10 days ago

Applied to job 3 week's ago have not heard back - 12 Replies

I have heard nothing of rejected/thanks but no thanks...or a Come into interview notice. The job has had four openings, including this one, since...

unemployed princess in Where ever, Texas

It shouldn't be so hard to get full time

I went to a job interview for a full time job no weekends in a industry that I qualify for. I should have known it was too good to be true because...

Sick Of It All in backwoods, California

Updated 10 days ago

waiting to hear back - 8 Replies

Hi, I applied to a company a while back. Had my last interview more than a week back where I also met the CEO. This process has taken longer than...

Sick Of It All in backwoods, California

Updated 10 days ago

how long does or did it take you to get a job offer after interview? - 123 Replies

just wondering

Sick Of It All in backwoods, California

Updated 10 days ago

Second Interviews - 8 Replies

So I have a second interview tomorrow at a place I think I may excel in that also pays pretty decently, to me anyway. I have never in my life...

Fed up Vet in Mountain View, California

Updated 13 days ago

Why am i not getting hired on - 478 Replies

Well here is the picture i applied for a job and got a interview the interview went great she said she liked me so i got a 2nd interview and he said...

kreese51@msn.com and tbd in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 15 days ago

Is it legal for companies to ask what year you graduated OR a birthdate - 17 Replies

I just know the reason they ask what year you graduated is to figure out your age AND I had one yesterday that I was filling out on line with a...

Shona in Michigan

Updated 17 days ago

Job Hoax - 166 Replies

DO NOT SIGN UP to have an interview with the screen name patriciawilson180@yahoo.com. This is a hoax and it is not real. The position is with...

Anna209 in Ceres, California

Updated 18 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...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 18 days ago

Fired Over a FB Post - 8 Replies

I won't go into much deal, but essentially I got fired from my first job over a facebook post. The employer claimed it was offensive and decided to...

Princess in Yonkers, New York

Updated 20 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 - 15 Replies

Please can somebody give me advice. I have accepted a job offer A and now i want to decline it because i got another job offer B from another...

Anna209 in Ceres, California

Frito Lay Hiring Process?

I applied at Frito Lay online two weeks ago for Packer. I passed the test and had the first interview but there was also 15 other applicants there. I...

John in MD in Catonsville, Maryland

Updated 24 days ago

tours after interview - 1 Reply

I'm aware there's no job till an offer is made I was just curious to others in this situation and how the job turned out. I had a panel interview...

2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 24 days ago

Scheduled An Interview, But Probably Don't Want The Job - 5 Replies

Have you ever done this? Scheduled an interview, despite lots of evidence that the job isn't really an ideal fit for you, but just in case you're...

Linda in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 24 days ago

Should I give up hope that will be called for the job - 6 Replies

Applied to a job last Thursday that opened up last Tuesday. Should I still be patient and not give up hope with getting an interview?

Anxious Teenager in Cumming, Georgia

Updated 25 days ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 341 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...

James in Alexandria, Virginia

Updated 25 days ago

Writing Resume for Career Transition? - 4 Replies

How do I word my resume to get into a new field when I have no clients to show for it? However, I do have the skills.

jason in Juliette, Georgia

got offered a job

I was offered a job on the website indeed. Will they contact me for an interview or do i. Call someone.

jason in Juliette, Georgia

got offered a job

Will indeed contact me for an interview or do i have to call someone

SlaughterHouse in Katy, Texas

Updated 27 days ago

Second interview thank you card--To Whom?? - 31 Replies

Hello, I had a second interview for a marketing position yesterday, where I met with my original interviewer, two executives, and the the entire...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 27 days ago

Should I call HR? - 8 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...

InnerRise in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 28 days ago

Should i call a second time on the fourth week after interview? - 32 Replies

Hello there, I have been reading many of the post interview discussions here and I like a bit of advice for a slightly different situation. It...

abacc in Des Moines, Iowa

Was this a good sign or some kind of torture?

At the company I work for the managers don't usually reach out to you if there is a delay in the hiring process or if you didn't get the job but last...

Linda in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

When they say "I'll let you know either way"... - 4 Replies

I had an interview this past Tuesday with a pretty small organization. I felt the interview went well, though it felt like more of a chat (I knew I...

Sick Of It All in backwoods, California

Updated 1 month ago

Post Interview Post-Mortem - 7 Replies

I was interviewed for a position last Friday. I was supposed to receive closure yesterday but but instead I received positive feedback through the...

bbgood in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 1 month ago

They cancelled my interview the night before because position has been filled?!? - 100 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...

Kino092 in California

Updated 1 month ago

3 interviews and no response - 3 Replies

I just had 3 interviews my last interview was last week, I called and followed up with the DM. They told me I should be called back on Monday which...

John in MD in Catonsville, Maryland

Updated 1 month ago

You don't speak Spanish? Well that's too bad - 15 Replies

Sometimes I leave an interview thinking I did well later to find out that even if I did do well I did not get the job. Sometimes I'm not too sure...

Sick Of It All in backwoods, California

Updated 1 month ago

Company schedules interview time but never calls - 1 Reply

I received an email from a Chelsea Allen, Hr manager from University house communities (they state they were formely known as Inland American...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Working Interview - 1 Reply

Anyone ever have a working interview or know someone that has gone on one? Anyone working for a company that conducts them? Obviously it's a way to...

serenity in Denver, Colorado

Some tips for attending a career fair

Some tips for attending a career fair. http://linkedindailytips.com/?p=97&utm_source=indeed&utm_medium=a%20post-cra&utm_campaign=indeed%20career%20lin...

Sick Of It All in backwoods, California

Updated 1 month ago

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer - 265 Replies

I'm just curious what things you've heard that indicates the interview went badly. Usually when I hear these phrases at the end of the interview,...

Sick Of It All in backwoods, California

Updated 1 month ago

Halfway in the Company?! - 2 Replies

Hi everyone! I am recently struggling with interpretation here, as I cant seem to be able to contact ANYONE at the hiring department of the...

Texas Native in Mckinney, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Would you work for $10 an hour? - 146 Replies

I just heard from my neighbor that she found a job. She was looking for quite a while and this was the only offer that she had. She has an...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Interview Question: What are the Inudstry Trends? - 1 Reply

Hello everyone, I recently got a job interview with a technology company. I was asked what the "industry trends" were and where the market was...

Gtothalo in Shelby, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Ditching job interview - 7 Replies

Anybody ever ditch a job interview because they had absolutely no interest in the company? You basically filled out the application, just to fill out...

Linda in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

Keeping in touch/Follow up - 2 Replies

A couple of months back I interviewed for a job, it went very well and I was told I would passed on to HR at head office and I should follow up in a...

Texas Native in Mckinney, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

What would you do? - 2 Replies

I am currently seeking employment and received a request for a phone interview on a thur for the next day, fri. I couldn't make the time requested,...

BB in Annandale, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

Need advice for offer negotiation - 3 Replies

I recently received an offer from a top consulting firm for their senior consultant position in the technology services and am interested in some...

Mea in East Granby, Connecticut

Updated 1 month ago

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

Hey Office Team, Staffing Now and all others who post countless ads online. WHY? It just wastes my time sifting through the junk. It isn't free to...

Steve In Houston in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Updated 1 month ago

Change Forum Screen Name - 2 Replies

Got a question someone might know. How do I change my FORUM SCREEN NAME. I no longer live in Houston Texas due to a job transfer. Thanks

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Waiting After A Solid Interview - 4 Replies

I was set up by an agency for 2 job interviews with both HR & the hiring manager. I nailed it and di all the follow up things such as thank you...

JSap in Astoria, New York

Updated 1 month ago

After Interview Call Back - 4 Replies

I made it to the 3rd and final round of interviews 2 weeks ago and was told they would have feedback the following week. The follow up email said...

KeepAHappyFace in State of Confusion

Updated 1 month ago

Asking a potential employer to wait to do a background check. - 2 Replies

Back in 2013, I was charged with a felony; it was dismissed a month later. Whenever an employer does a background check, it shows that I was charged,...

unemployed princess in Where ever, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Is there anyway to figure out if I got rejected? - 4 Replies

The interviewer was nice and she put up a poker face. I can't tell if she wanted to hire me or not. I think I did a great job during the interview....

ThatProjectMgrLady in Savannah, Georgia

Updated 1 month ago

Post Interview status with Recruiter: "We're reviewing profiles and backgrounds and should make a decision soon." - 5 Replies

A close friend & former co-worker works for company I interviewed with. I actually interviewed 2 yrs ago, but at time they were not ready to move on...

Job seeker in Garland, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Verbally offered job, but still haven't been given start date three weeks later - 6 Replies

A little over three weeks ago (22 days ago at the time of this posting to be exact), I interviewed for a job with my local government and was offered...

ggg jam in India

Updated 1 month ago

The employer asked me for my phone interview availability and haven't called - 2 Replies

I submitted my resume and cover letter online to a Startup. Last week, the co-founder of it replied me back saying my profile looks great and asked...

nojob4jobsnobs in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania

Updated 1 month ago

What answers do managers want when they ask these questions? - 4 Replies

There are a few questions that managers ask me during interviews that leave me desperately searching my brain for the best answer. I can tell that...

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