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Constantly Looking Ahead

Updated 2 hours ago

Third Interview follow-up - What do I do? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="AndyRising in a State of Bliss"]The employer is almost never in as big a hurry as the job-seeker. When they say "pretty quickly" we hear...


Updated 9 hours ago

loss of job due to failed drug test what do you say to a new potential employer in an interview. - 51 Replies

[QUOTE who="Doubting Thomas in Simpsonville, South Carolina"]What’s the big effing deal any way about testing positive? As long as my recreational...


Updated 1 day ago

Hey jerks, don't bother to set up a job interview with me only to cancel it an hour before. This happened twice this week. Be - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan"]Exactly!! Show them![/QUOTE] When do I start?

Trying to Help

Updated 1 day ago

Is this a good sign for interview invitation? normal? - 2 Replies

It's the typical hurry up and wait, or in this case, wait, then hurry up. It's normal, unfortunately. On the flip side, it really doesn't have a...

Trying to Help

Updated 1 day ago

Forget to confirm my phone number for a phone interview - 1 Reply

Yes, send the email and confirm the phone number. It shows: follow up, attention to detail, clarifying communication skills and a real interest in...


Updated 1 day ago

Interview process - any opinions? - 4 Replies

Thanks for the input. Yes, I did send thank you emails to the recruiter after each interview and received responses each time. Hopefully I'm...


Updated 1 day ago

Job Hoax - 576 Replies

Ron M in Salem Oregon. I answered somehow on yor post. If you go thru with their instructions, they will suddenly want to send another check for...


Updated 2 days ago

Is the job a scam? Asking for credit score before interviewing - 664 Replies

Unless you are handling money, beside from being a cashier, there should be no reason why they need a credit report for.


Updated 2 days ago

I get up and get ready for an job interview. Got a phone call the decide to go with someone else. Happy Ground hog's Day! - 10 Replies

I had places reject me. Then see the same job posted. How about places that want your resume. Then have you fill out an application? There...


Updated 2 days ago

Second interview after background check? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rlyconfused in Azusa, California"]Thanks, everyone, for the feedback. I got the job offer today! The second interview was much more...


Updated 3 days ago

frito-lay hiring process - 109 Replies

I had a phone interview with frito lay a week ago. The shift they were hiring for 3rd shift. Is that like a 11:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m.? The interviewer...


Found a good site for behavioral interview prep

Hey, guys, For those of you with an interview on the horizon... Hope this helps!

Lessi in Gardner, Kansas

Updated 4 days ago

Taleo Question - 34 Replies

I applied online oct 11th , it was updated oct 22nd and then recently updated to the below , with the withdrawal button being removed. Job...

Lalow in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Updated 7 days ago

Confusing Interview Outcomes - 3 Replies

I had an interview this week that I felt went well. The interviewer told me a lot about the job, including salary, benefits, and even the employees...

My Mommy

Interview hoax

After a text from California ! I am Mr. Mark Douglas from Indeed Recruitment Team. Your resume published on Indeed has been reviewed and forwarded...

S.K. in Simi Valley, California

Updated 8 days ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 350 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...

Lola Marie 76 in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 12 days ago

Who has received good compliments in an interview and received the job? - 3 Replies

The interviewer complimented me throughout the interview. I was told you did your research, perfect, that's impressive, that's what I would have...

Terri in Seattle, Washington

Updated 13 days ago

Has anyone here ever used - 70 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...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 15 days ago

Skype Interview - 1 Reply

So I had an initial phone interview with a company that went extremely well. So they set up a Skype interview due to distance in which the first and...

flynn in San Francisco, California

Updated 16 days ago

online job sites - 5 Replies

What online job sites do you prefer in terms of getting interviews and job offers? For me, it has been careerbuilder and Indeed.

venkatdabri in San Jose, California

Job sites that integrate with glassdoor

Hello, Are there job sites that integrate with glassdoor, so that along with a job I can also see how the company is rated in glassdoor?

Summer92 in South, Georgia

Updated 1 month ago

Why I have no problem being dishonest in a job search - 92 Replies

Whenever I feel a moral conflict about being dishonest with my resume, job history or references, I just remember how dishonest some employers were...

TRW in Denver, Colorado

Over 25 interviews and discrimination

Hello, I'm educated, well spoken, I have a great attitude, and I'm at a point in my life where I'm focused on my career. Why can't I find a job....

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

Would you work for $10 an hour? - 168 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...

Jolene Hey in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 1 month ago

Interview/Getting hired - 1 Reply

I just secured a full time position where I'm currently part time after going tbrough the interview process. What I've learned in my interview...

uptoyou in providence, Rhode Island

Updated 1 month ago

Thank You Note For Not Getting Hired - 26 Replies

There seems to be mixed advice on whether or not to send thank you notes after an interview. I've had family and friends tell me not to send a...

Jolene Hey in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 1 month ago

worst job interview - 3 Replies

So Im back in full job hunt/interview force after declining a recent job offer. I had an interview today and it was one of tbe worst I've had. So I... in Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Spain

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Recruiter in Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

12 hrs a day in interview prep?!? - 6 Replies

My husband got an interview for Tuesday. His MOM has made him a schedule of itinerary that consists of 12 hr days until the interview Tuesday (sat,...

Mike in Los Angeles, California

Updated 1 month ago

Should I report a disrespectful interviewer to their supervisor or CEO of company as payback. - 1 Reply

I had a phone interview with a woman, it went great. I received an offer to come in an interview in person and met with the same woman for the first...

MacyLKW in Manchester, Connecticut

Updated 1 month ago

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer - 270 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,...

kwatson in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Frito Lay Hiring Process? - 3 Replies

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...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Thank you email follow up after interview - 1 Reply

Hi! I attended an interview before a week but did not follow up with them. Would it be alright to follow up with them now to just thank them for the...

Sick Of It All in backwoods, California

Updated 1 month ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 468 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...


Updated 1 month ago

If an interviewer says they'll probably be making decisions within the week, is that usually accurate? - 11 Replies

I had an interview on Monday, and I'm wondering if I can realistically expect to hear back by the end of the week if I do happen to get an offer. If...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

HR keep saying we ll call you back from 3 weeks. - 1 Reply

I attended interview 3 weeks back, cleared technical and managerial round, hr said he will call me back after two days but no response. I called them...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

Not been promoted in 7 years - 2 Replies

Hello, It's been 7 years and I have not received a promotion in the two jobs that I held. I am a software engineer in the bay area. I was...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

Cheating on Online Aptitude Test - 2 Replies

Hey, I was hoping for some advice. I am currently applying for a job and as part of the application process there is an online test. I took the...

liina in Durham, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

background check for pending cases - 14 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...

Ed in Va

Updated 1 month ago

Do you have all of the necessary documents to legally work in the US? - 4 Replies

Hello all, I wonder if someone can give me some advice. I was asked this question after submitting my CV and cover letter to a company in the...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 1 month ago

Taleo - "Withdraw" button removed? - 6 Replies

Right before my interview yesterday, my Taleo screen had a "Withdraw" button on the bottom. I admittedly had a poor interview, and today my...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Lacking job requirement - 1 Reply

How would you handle a job offer when you dont have all of the requirements. Should I: 1) Turn down the job offer 2) Assure the company I can and...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 2 months ago

How should I read interviewer compliments? - 2 Replies

Recently I completed an interview for a logistics manager position and I felt very comfortable in the atmosphere and answered the questions as best I...

need a change in Plano, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

Is this a good sign - 5 Replies

I recently had an interview. The interview lasted about 1 hour and 15 mins. I interviewed with the hiring manager and after he went and got his lead...

PigbitinMad in New York, New York

Updated 2 months ago

The Arrogance of Employers During the Hiring - 17 Replies

Hello all, I needed somewhere to vent my experiences and frustrations of this matter. I'm really getting tired and fed up of all these rude and...


Updated 2 months ago

You don't speak Spanish? Well that's too bad - 18 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...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 2 months ago

Still interviewing more candidates - 28 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...

Tim in Lafayette, Indiana

Updated 2 months ago

Employers reposting jobs after weeks of interviews - 70 Replies

I can accept I may not have been the best candidate for the jobs I have interviewed at recently, but every place I have interviewed at has gone out...

Davey in Austin, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

Interviewer on the fence about hiring me because I might leave in August - 2 Replies

I applied for a job at a rehab center for a part time position. During the interview I mentioned I am going back to Graduate School for Occupational...

CareerTuners in Los Angeles

Updated 2 months ago

Am I insane? - 30 Replies

Back in 2005, I headed up an I.T. department for a medium sized real estate company. In 2008, the company downsized and did away with the office I...

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