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Trecia Flowers-Dyson

Updated 20 minutes ago

If an interviewer says they'll probably be making decisions within the week, is that usually accurate? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="anonymous in New York, New York"]I had an interview on Monday, and I'm wondering if I can realistically expect to hear back by the end of...


Updated 58 minutes ago

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer - 288 Replies

I had an interview 3 weeks ago with a company and had not heard anything further from them after 2 weeks so I emailed and because the person was not...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 3 hours ago

I wish you the very best of luck in your job search. - What Does That Mean? - 2 Replies

Hi expertises, I had a 1 on 1 interview yesterday with HR department (After a phone interview with hiring manger last week), and also had me...

Hannah Larsson in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 9 hours ago

Could this be a good sign I'll receive an offer? - 3 Replies

I interviewed for an assistant position last Tuesday with the hiring manager. Yesterday afternoon, I received a call from the HR lady, saying...

Cher J in New York

Updated 23 hours ago

Job Hoax - 119 Replies

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

Jury 14 in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 1 day ago

I thought I nailed the interview.... Are these signs that I got the job? - 5 Replies

Hello! So I'm pretty anxious because I had an interview with a law firm for a legal assistant position. I thought it went well. The attorney that...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 2 days ago

Interview at a big bank - 1 Reply

Hi, I work for a big bank and applied for a position internally. I went for an interview last Thursday for that position, and although stressful...

willwork4food in Laurel, Maryland

Updated 2 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...

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 2 days ago

is it normal to be offered a job but don't hear anything else from the company. - 2 Replies

I'm a CNA. I went to an interview maybe three weeks ago. They offered me a job and I accepted. I haven't heard anything back from the company. I...


Updated 3 days ago

background check for pending cases - 17 Replies

I received a job offer from my dream job... However, unforeseen events have left me on the other side of the law. After the offer was given they...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 3 days ago

12 job interviews but no job offers - 237 Replies

In the last 9 months of job searching I have had 12 different interviews, but zero job offers. Most of the interviews seem to go really well and the...

ThereISstillHope in Davis, California

Updated 4 days ago

Still interviewing more candidates - 8 Replies

What is the meaning when calling to follow up on a past interview. That they are still interviewing more candidates? After a week and almost two...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 4 days ago

Why do staffing firms waste money posting Fake Ads? - 155 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...

Lesleyb in United Kingdom

Updated 5 days ago

Rude interviewer - how to respond? - 34 Replies

I had an interviewer to be an administrative assistant yesterday. The interviewer was rude, so much so that I would not work for that...

Jason in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 5 days ago

It's been 4 weeks after my interview and no response even after follow-up. Advice? - 2 Replies

I was told near the end of my interview that they were interviewing for another week and that the Hiring manager was going to go on vacation for 2...

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 6 days ago

Tips for interviews as a Business/Financial Analyst? - 4 Replies

Hello, I have a potential interview/interviews coming up and I need advice on how to be well prepared for the interview. I just graduated with a...

joe in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 6 days ago

At least a positive sign? - 5 Replies

I followed up 2nd time in a month. First time I got "I will get in touch" and now they said they still haven't got the signal for hiring from VP and...

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 7 days ago

Three good interviews, asked to fill out application and background check information, but no offer?? - 10 Replies

I have had three interviews and was told after my last interview that I was going to hear something within 2 weeks. The HR rep called me within...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 7 days ago

Job Interview tomorrow and nothing nice to wear - 1 Reply

I have a job interview at a movie theatre tomorrow evening. It sounds like they are giving 5-6+ interviews and I really need a job. They dress really...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 10 days ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 393 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...

William T in Staten Island, New York

Updated 10 days ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 356 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...

ackmondual in Zion, Illinois

Updated 11 days ago

How to answer if they ask you about your job search? - 38 Replies

If they ask you if you have any other interviews or offers how should you answer? I'm afraid that if I tell them I have other interviews or offers...

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 12 days ago

Tips for an interview for a Full-time position when your availability has changed - 3 Replies

I have an interview coming up for a full-time position, however I enrolled for school and the only time my classes are offered are on Tuesday and...

xboxer in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 12 days ago

Subliminal Rejection - 4 Replies

" I have a few candidates that are still in the phone interview process. We will be back in contact." Another subliminal rejection. After a phone...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 13 days ago

Did I get it? - 18 Replies

I got interviewed by 3 ppl and they were taking notes and nodding heads in a good way. I even made them smile couple of times with humor. The...

anonymous in New York, New York

Updated 13 days ago

If a company says they will contact you for a second round interview within the next week, when will they probably contact you? - 2 Replies

I know that this is of course variable, but I'm waiting to hear back from a company whether I made it to their second round interview process. I had...

Duck! in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 15 days ago

Why do companies schedule interviews ONLY to hire internally??? - 13 Replies

So I receive an email from a company that wants to schedule an interview with me about a week ago. I confirm and get myself prepared for the...

Simon888 in Denver, Colorado

Updated 15 days ago

how long does it take for another interview at the same company - 2 Replies

I applied for a full time and an intern position at one company, I had been interviewed for the full time position and failed, but the manager said I...

EndlessJoy in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 16 days ago

Applied to job at Target, didn't follow up on call...what should I do now? - 3 Replies

OK, so I applied for a job at Target about 2 months ago (just a basic hourly position). Within a couple of days, someone in HR, or management? at...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 18 days ago

Are there such things as fake "interviews" - 6 Replies

Hello all, As a near-the-end-of-my-rope job hunter, I'm wondering has anyone ever been to a fake "interview". It goes like this: They call you in...

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 18 days ago

Haven't heard -- should I follow up - 6 Replies

In February 2014, I responded to a job advert for an adjunct professor position. Shortly after I was contacted for a phone interview. I was sent a...

tigergrowl in down with scammers, New York

Updated 20 days ago

Whole Foods Follow Up? - 19 Replies

I had a phone interview, then I had a group interview where we had to do skits with Whole Foods. I feel like I 100% aced it. With other jobs I...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 21 days ago

A mixed feeling final partner interview - 1 Reply

Hi friends. I had an final interview yesterday with the partner of one of the big 4 consulting which they are hiring a lot of people these days...

EndlessJoy in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 22 days ago

They cancelled my interview the night before because position has been filled?!? - 95 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...

Kenton in Red Oak, Texas

Updated 23 days ago

What if I don't want to work anymore? - 92 Replies

I've been out of work so long (3 years in a few more months), I don't even want to work anymore. What should I do?

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 24 days ago

Why did govt. employer request my official transcript? - 2 Replies

On July 10, I interviewed via phone for a job with the Cook County government in Chicago. Prior to the interview the hiring manager requested I fax...

tigergrowl in down with scammers, New York

Updated 24 days ago

Unsure about interview attire in unusual circumstance - 2 Replies

Our company's main client has chosen to go with a different company for it's services. As a result, my current facility is shutting down. I submitted...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 24 days ago

Did it go well or not??? hmm - 1 Reply

Hello, I had an interview and the office manager informed me it will last 30 minutes and a typing test would be issued. So I arrived I felt...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 24 days ago

Feedback needed about interview - 2 Replies

I recently got interviewed for a shire job over the phone. All questions were answered to the best of knowledge. It's important to mention that I...

tigergrowl in down with scammers, New York

Updated 25 days ago

background check good sign? - 68 Replies

I interviewed for an administrative assistant in a fairly large company. The seemed welcoming and told me I would need a background check (this was...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 25 days ago

After the 4/18/2014 and no word yet. - 7 Replies

I applied for an analyst job at a leading company on 3/31/2014. Got a phone interview and set up an 1 on 1 first interview 2 weeks later...

hmk in Twinsburg, Ohio

Updated 26 days ago

interview process for newly created positions - 4 Replies

A couple of weeks ago I went on interview. I was the first person to interview, I was told by the hiring manager that I "set the bar pretty high" for...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 26 days ago

Asking questions after interview? - 3 Replies

So my situation is a little unique. I'm a tutor at a university learning center, and I just interviewed today for the coordinator position (the...

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 28 days ago

Got job offer by email with no follow up - Don't understand - 2 Replies

I interviewed for at PT job for which I am well qualified. Same day I got email from the interviewer offering me the job based on my interview and...

Eveeelyn in Windsor, Ontario

Updated 29 days ago

I had an interview on friday, they said they would call monday - 4 Replies

Should I wait until tomorrow to call them if they don't call- Or should I take it as a hint that they don't want me? Even if I do call- what do I...

Leeann66 in Unemployed and living the dream, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

Getting stressed: When should I call them??? - 2 Replies

I am interviewing for a new job. I have been on two interviews, both of which went really well. After my second interview, the district manager told...

tigergrowl in East Elmhurst, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Done with interview, asked to wait for the approval of position! What does that mean? - 25 Replies

hello guys, I have been recently phone interviewed for a position in a company. 2 days after the interview i got an email for the HR saying that...

Briwri51 in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

how long after the resume is sent online do you hear anything. - 15 Replies

My husband has had a professional resume' done and had for the last 4 weeks been applying on line. Has is Linkin account which 6-7 people have...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

So my new manager's job is on craigslist. Coincidence or no ? - 2 Replies

He started working there July 10th. At first I thought I was seeing things but I looked and there is no other location in my city and no other...

motown66 in Atlanta, Georgia

why chipolte seems to never hire

im a 19 year old college student looking for a job during the summer while off. I applied to chipolte all thought out Atlanta got about 10 interviews...

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