Job Interviews

Get new comments by email
You can cancel email alerts at anytime.

preparing for job interviews. questions, answers, and tips

Current Discussions (1401) - Start a Discussion

Jojopotato

Asking questions after interview?

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...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 21 hours ago

Things interviewers say that let's you know you won't get an offer - 283 Replies

[QUOTE who="shawnmott85@gmai.com in Missouri"]Ok last Wednesday I had a second interview n she was asking me about my most recent jobs I have worked...

MaryLittleLamb

Updated 21 hours ago

Still interviewing more candidates - 33 Replies

[QUOTE who="jobguy99 in Lithonia, Georgia"]If they told you directly that they are looking for someone younger, it seems like you have a case for...

NE

Updated 1 day ago

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

I would give someone a call -- and don't leave a message, wait until you get a real person. Let them explain it. My guess is that Leeann hit the...

Eveeelyn

Updated 1 day ago

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

I had the same situation here. Went to an interview on Friday and talked with the manager for about 40 minutes. He told me to check my email to...

tigergrowl

Updated 4 days ago

Did I get it? - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="sanna in Toronto, Ontario"]I got interviewed by 3 ppl and they were taking notes and nodding heads in a good way. I even made them smile...

Leeann66

Updated 4 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="Marigold 13 in Mountain Home, Arkansas"]I am interviewing for a new job. I have been on two interviews, both of which went really well....

tigergrowl

Updated 5 days ago

Done with interview, asked to wait for the approval of position! What does that mean? - 26 Replies

Well, i'm optimistic. Here's hoping.

Briwri51

Updated 5 days ago

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

Thank you, I just hate all those calls I am getting for applying for Schools, I am not interested in schools I have my degree and had a career in my...

Andromeda Rising

Updated 5 days ago

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

Have you asked him about it? I suppose it's possible that they filled his position, but forgot to cancel the ad.

Kibbles

Updated 6 days ago

background check good sign? - 67 Replies

[QUOTE who="abc daz in Columbus, Ohio"] Any idea what could be the reason? Especially who have been interviewed with Deloitte lately would be able...

motown66

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...

gmar914

Updated 6 days ago

frito-lay hiring process - 97 Replies

Hi I applied for a dayton ohio warehouse position about 2 weeks ago, and last friday recieved a call for a brief phone interview, the guy seemed nice...

Leeann66

Updated 6 days ago

After the 4/18/2014 and no word yet. - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Raw_Geek in Houston, Texas"]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...

Tory

Updated 7 days ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 392 Replies

[QUOTE who="Bruins 110 in La Palma, California"]I had a similar interview several years ago also. The first thing out of the interviewers mouth was....

Andromeda Rising

Updated 7 days ago

Recruiter told me he'd send my resume to hiring manager - 3 Replies

My own recent recruiter experience: Monday: Apply for a 1-year contracting job through a recruiting agency. Tuesday: Recruiter calls, speaks...

Shingami

Updated 7 days ago

What do you all think of job postings on Craigslist - 11 Replies

There are a lot of legit jobs on Craigslist. But I do agree that any ads that look bad I don't bother. I have seen many where the whole ad was in all...

Leeann66

Updated 7 days ago

12 job interviews but no job offers - 235 Replies

[QUOTE who="Shingami in Chicago, Illinois"]Just had to reply to this, I know it's old, but I had a phone interview for a receptionist position, and...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 7 days ago

When should I follow up again (post interview)? - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="cheez its in New York, New York"]Actually what does a couple of weeks mean? 2 weeks? 3 weeks? They said to keep in touch so would it be...

Jury 14

Updated 8 days ago

Should I Send a Second Follow-Up Email? - 1 Reply

I've heard 1 follow up is standard, but 2 is too much. If they wanted you, they would contact you. There's no reason why they wouldn't, so I'd say...

ajpenn4181@gmail.com

Updated 8 days ago

what do emails from a legit employer look like from indeed - 1 Reply

im sorry i meant "@indeedemail.com"

AlmostHome

Updated 8 days ago

Interview Clothes for Hot Weather - 6 Replies

I have to respectfully disagree with some of the replies I'm seeing here. Showing up to an interview sopping wet in sweat does not a good impression...

tonniee

Updated 9 days ago

No response, 5 weeks after interview- HR professionals please HELP!! - 240 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada"]You need to get to F2F (Face-to-Face) as soon as possible. Too many phone calls, voice mails and...

firststime4me@43

Updated 10 days ago

Job Search Nightmares... - 23 Replies

[QUOTE who="Parafreegal in Blue Island, Illinois"]Oh, one time I got the whole tour as well. They guy took me around their offices and, um, garage...

Fame

Updated 11 days ago

Rude interviewer - how to respond? - 33 Replies

I agree I had a horrible interview a few weeks ago and the guy that interviewed me made me feel like an idiot. he undermined my position and was...

Goldo

Updated 11 days ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 356 Replies

I applied to a Truck Unloader position at Lowe's and got a phone call in 2 days to schedule an interview. When I went for interview I arrived 15 min....

xboxer

Updated 12 days ago

Bait & Switch job interview tactics - 37 Replies

I have never heard anyone ever say an insurance sales job, which can be a commissioned sales job...is "rewarding" and "certainly a career." If that...

superman615

Updated 12 days ago

Should i call a second time on the fourth week after interview? - 31 Replies

did you ever get it?

anonymous

Updated 14 days ago

How to describe highly relevant but confidential experience - 2 Replies

Thanks Andromeda Rising. Good suggestions. The problem is that in order for the new company to understand that the project is relevant to their job...

Demo89

Updated 15 days ago

gap in employment - 57 Replies

there is just too much that goes against us. Gaps, age. No wonder there is so many homeless people and I am heading there myself.

Lexi

Updated 16 days ago

Job Hoax - 108 Replies

Dear Employ Florida Marketplace Customer: As you know, many scams are perpetrated every day via the Internet, email and text messages. Some of...

Demo89

Updated 16 days ago

Still interviewing Other Candidates - Apply for another job there? - 5 Replies

I had a second interview and was told they were interviewing other candidates. From what I read all over the internet, it means no hire. I'm moving...

Leeann66

Updated 17 days ago

Interviewing - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="optical Engineer in Hampton, Virginia"]A few weeks ago I was contacted by the hiring manager of a company. I didn't know he was the...

Andromeda Rising

How to answer "Why do you want to work here?"

From the movie "The Grand Budapest Hotel"... Officious Concierge: "Why do you want to be a Lobby Boy?" Hopeful Lobby Boy Candidate: "Well...

Leeann66

Updated 20 days ago

I probably failed my phone interview, right? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jamie Clarkson in Los Angeles, California"]Thank you! I haven't received anything today. So it's been literally 7 days since we last...

virtualgod

Updated 20 days ago

background check for pending cases - 16 Replies

Did they give you your background check report in writing and admitted in writing that they are withdrawing the offer due to a particular reason?...

Secure123

Updated 21 days ago

Kmart Hiring Process and Background check - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="Bone Bender in MANGILAO"]Hi I have just passed the background check and received the next 3 emails in the process. I guess I was...

Melissa

Updated 23 days ago

Interview; is this weird - 4 Replies

She was an inside recruiter. Her email matches the company & I called the main # and can get through to her via the operator (receptionist?) &...

Tiffiney O

Updated 23 days ago

Competing applicant also gets a background check? What does this mean?? - 2 Replies

I would assume they are hiring more than one person and you are one of them. It probably just makes it easier on them in terms of paperwork and...

arijro

Updated 23 days ago

I sent a follow-up email and got a nasty response - 188 Replies

I've gotten some snippy responses from following up on an application as well. Employers should at least have an automated response set up to say the...

EndlessJoy

Updated 26 days ago

Interview: "When can you start?" - 6 Replies

If employed, I would say I need to give at least a two week notice. But if currently not working, I would say immediately especially if there are no...

Andromeda Rising

Updated 27 days ago

Job Interview - 1 Reply

This is such a common scenario (decision-maker out of the office) that it may be true in some cases. If they want you, they will call. In the...

Mally

Updated 27 days ago

Going Crazy Waiting to Hear - 2 Replies

I send the thank you immediately :) i appreciate the advice though

Caren I

Updated 27 days ago

After interview, zero response from HR and friend who put my resume through...? - 1 Reply

Yes, they've gone with someone else. Your 'friend' was probably too embarrassed to express the fact that they went with someone else, and who knows...

Caren I

Updated 27 days ago

Job Interview - 2 Replies

Keep applying. Don't stop, don't halt, don't stop pushing. After every interview I've ever been on, I made it a habit to go twice as hard and work...

Andromeda Rising

Updated 28 days ago

Should I Go To A Job Interview If I Am Unsure About The Job? - 7 Replies

Well, most companies will give you some alternate interview times, or say "we're interviewing Wednesday and Thursday, when can you come in?," But if...

Tiffiney O

Updated 28 days ago

How do you get your foot in the door with many applicants? - 1 Reply

The answer is persistence, never giving up, and determination. I've learned that no matter how good you do in the interviews, there will always be...

Andromeda Rising

Updated 1 month ago

I passed the interview and had my background check. PROFESSIONAL ADVICE HELP! - 1 Reply

Remember that they're not as anxious about getting this job as you are. There may be other things going on at the office which have more priority for...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 1 month 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 - 37 Replies

[QUOTE who="Confused in Australia"]I am going through this now. Serving my last few days in Company A. Emailed company B and called them too. But...

Leeann66

Updated 1 month ago

Did I mess up or do I still have a chance? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Moussi in Windsor, Ontario"]So I applied to Telus communications at my local mall (ya know they provide telecommunications plans and...

Page:  1  2  3  4  Next »

RSS Feed Icon Subscribe to this forum as an RSS feed.

» Sign in or create an account to start a discussion.