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theommel

Updated 5 hours ago

The Keeley Consulting Group: Pioneer in Centered-Leadership Training - 1 Reply

Quality leadership is of prime importance in the modern business world, as well as in areas such as governance and social management. Great to know...

Leeann66

Updated 8 hours ago

You don't speak Spanish? Well that's too bad - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="unemployed princess in Where ever, Texas"]I've been getting interviews pretty well. Only this interview required me to know Spanish too....

kpashw

Updated 1 day ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 341 Replies

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AndyRising

Updated 2 days ago

Working Interview - 1 Reply

Google "working interview" for lots of info. Here's one: http://www.dentaltown.com/dentaltown/article.aspx?i=322&aid=4398

serenity

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

Updated 3 days ago

Job Hoax - 143 Replies

[QUOTE who="Trudy in Roseville, California"]For me it was stevenwells@bournemarkinc.com "Good Morning Dear applicant, we apologize for the...

Sick Of It All

Updated 3 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="JohnD in Atlanta, Georgia"]Interviewer emailed me and said "I will communicate our decision tomorrow afternoon or Monday" Is this a...

Sick Of It All

Updated 4 days ago

Halfway in the Company?! - 2 Replies

Halfway means nothing. You don't have the job, you're just in the running for it. If they are continuing to run ads for the same position you...

Texas Native

Updated 5 days ago

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

Texas pays good. Just a lot of corp competition is all and actually that drives the wages up. No state income tax attracts.

AndyRising

Updated 5 days ago

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

They want to know whether you care enough to be aware of what's going on in your industry. Random buzzwords won't be sufficient, but you could do a...

Gtothalo

Updated 5 days ago

Ditching job interview - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="John in MD in Catonsville, Maryland"]In NJ, the unemployed are required to apply to all jobs regardless of being qualified or not. A high...

Linda

Updated 5 days ago

Keeping in touch/Follow up - 2 Replies

Contact them and ask if there is a next step you should be preparing for. And then keep looking. If they get back to you great, if not, you haven't...

Texas Native

Updated 5 days ago

What would you do? - 2 Replies

As hard as it seems; 3 weeks is not a lot of time from a business perspective since they have other things on their plate. I would sit tight and...

BB

Updated 9 days ago

Need advice for offer negotiation - 3 Replies

Im in the Fairfax area also. Please email me through my website and let's discuss what you're going through --- happy to have a phone discussion and...

Mea

Updated 11 days ago

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

Getting politicians involved, yea sure. poor misguided person.

Steve In Houston

Updated 11 days ago

Change Forum Screen Name - 2 Replies

It only allows me to change my name etc........the forum name is not allowed to be changed. Under "edit" it is blue with a line under it.

AndyRising

Updated 12 days ago

Waiting After A Solid Interview - 4 Replies

If they want you, they will contact you.

JSap

Updated 14 days ago

After Interview Call Back - 4 Replies

I agree that employers should notify people when they are no longer considered for a job, but to schedule a phone call or to notify anyone via phone,...

KeepAHappyFace

Updated 14 days ago

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

I should add, the other option would be to wait until the expungement process is complete, seeing as how it's so close that might actually be the...

unemployed princess

Updated 15 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="John in MD in Catonsville, Maryland"]Like you, we are not mind readers or psychics. You will either hear that you got the job or you...

ThatProjectMgrLady

Updated 16 days ago

how long does or did it take you to get a job offer after interview? - 120 Replies

I think it depends on the company/organization. For example, I've been offered a position on the spot at the third interview. I've also waited one...

ThatProjectMgrLady

Updated 16 days ago

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

I'd definitely suggest the process is moving forward; that's a given. Although, I would slow down in terms of communication. Wait at least one to two...

Job seeker

Updated 19 days ago

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

Don't assume you got the job until you get a written offer. I've been verbally offered jobs too but I'm still unemployed

ggg jam

Updated 19 days ago

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

Should I wait till the end of this week before contacting them again? And should I mention an exact date/time to contact me in the new...

nojob4jobsnobs

Updated 19 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="Linda in Detroit, Michigan"]Your answers are all honest, and that's the point. If you have 'rehearsed' answers, you can forget about...

Linda

Updated 19 days ago

Post Interview - 2 Replies

You weren't actually cheated out of the interview process. I'm guessing it is a smaller company, so the policies are probably looser, hence the...

Linda

Updated 19 days ago

Need help with tricky interview question - 5 Replies

It's best to be careful about how you answer the questions. Sometimes we live in a really small community and other people know what's going on, too....

Jury 14

Updated 19 days ago

Any interviewer signs you did not get the job? - 5 Replies

Conforming is a must. If you want to heighten your chances of getting an offer - act like them. Be like them. I've found that works, even when I BS...

2Legit

Updated 24 days ago

Phone screen tips - 2 Replies

Are you sitting or standing during these phone screens? I find that I do better at answering questions on the fly when I'm standing, not sitting. No...

2Legit

Updated 25 days ago

Red flag? Had a panel interview with SIX people for a 28K a year job - 30 Replies

I think it depends on what the position is. I would think that you would make more than $28k working in administration... was this for curriculum...

2Legit

Updated 25 days ago

What have you found to be the most frustrating about your job search? - 35 Replies

Most frustrating thing- the lack of jobs.

Criterion

Updated 25 days ago

Why am i not getting hired on - 479 Replies

[QUOTE who="Keith in Lorain, Ohio"]I have a Bachelor of Electrical Engineer degree and I have the exact same problem as you! But I'm been unemployed...

KeepAHappyFace

Updated 26 days ago

Is this real? Job hoax??? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="AndyRising in a State of Bliss"]..... And that's some kind of computer-generated address... no human could remember that......[/QUOTE] ...

Losing all I've worked for so long!

Updated 27 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="Ann in Greenville, Michigan"]Thank you for all the comments on credit reports. I to have been appling all over the place and have run...

Sick Of It All

Updated 27 days ago

Applying for Position Pre-Maturely? - 2 Replies

Seconded. You should totally apply.

Hotdigggity

Updated 27 days ago

Great behavioral interview questions - 12 Replies

Yea, I think a short 45 second answer would be sufficient. Interviewers are primarily looking for Red Flags in your story so dont go into too much...

Anonymous

Updated 28 days ago

Offered job on spot, awaiting call for drug test - 6 Replies

Just an update: I called them last week to move my stuff in, and was able to. I even stuck around, got my work computer set up, met some of the...

Change Fields

Updated 1 month ago

Interviews you're getting vs. applications you're sending - 13 Replies

I am changing fields and writing a blog about the experience. I have been trying to get my first job in the new field in a different city--two very...

2Legit

Updated 1 month ago

how long after the resume is sent online do you hear anything. - 16 Replies

The last interview I had, it was about a month before I was called for a phone screen.

Linda

Updated 1 month ago

Mistakes in a thank you letter after the interview. - 3 Replies

I wouldn't worry about it at all. It actually is a sign of respect to call someone 'Mrs.'. If she gets offended and doesn't hire you because of it,...

Linda

Updated 1 month ago

An interview offer...but for what? - 3 Replies

Like Tiffiney said, as the question. It could very well be a new recruiter, or new to Indeed, and doesn't know how it works. Then again, like John...

Dawn88

Updated 1 month ago

12 job interviews but no job offers - 244 Replies

The worst feeling is when I apply for a job I qualify for, get called/screened within 2 days, then interviewed. I spend gas, tolls, time. I feel like...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month ago

Advice on follow email - 1 Reply

Yes, you should call or email. She may have forgotten, or may have been distracted by other tasks.

Bruins 110

Updated 1 month ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 422 Replies

[QUOTE who="BurnedoutRN in Atlanta, Georgia"]I went through one particulary nasty interview several years back, in which it was blatantly obvious...

billyf21

Updated 1 month ago

Awkward first interview - laughing interviewer - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="AndyRising in a State of Bliss"]Instead of asking internet strangers what was funny, you should have asked the interviewer.[/QUOTE] I...

JobSeekinginAdelaide

Updated 1 month ago

I would like advice - 3 Replies

I would give them a full week, they will most likely call you on monday morning. I just got a job offer in a similar situation, after waiting all...

JobSeekinginAdelaide

Updated 1 month ago

Good News or Bad News - 1 Reply

Don't give up hope, I would rather it be this way then being told you haven't got it at all! But I do recommend to apply in other places too. I know...

KeepAHappyFace

Updated 1 month ago

2 Potential Job Offers - Work Life Balance is the deciding factor - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ksaano in Austin, Texas"]..... But I'm impressed with how much thought is put in by the leaders I to the culture and managing work/life...

JobSeekinginAdelaide

Updated 1 month ago

Writing Resume for Career Transition? - 3 Replies

Hit hard on your transferable skills. I am transitioning between two careers now, but basically had all the skills needed from my previous career for...

Eddy

Updated 1 month ago

How to response to Indeed Email? - 4 Replies

Indeed admins, can someone reply to any of the above queries?

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