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CDee

Updated 1 month ago

Mistakes in a thank you letter after the interview. - 4 Replies

I definitely wouldn't worry about it. She probably didn't even notice and if she did she would understand that you didn't mean to be offensive....

Timothy

Updated 1 month ago

after the interview - 3 Replies

I would say, give them the benefit of doubt. Believe that it's really some distraction that is causing the delay. In the meantime, look for other...

Sophia Morrison.

Updated 1 month ago

How does Temp Agency work? - 43 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jane in Urbandale, Iowa"]I'm a recruiter and if I DON'T call you back it is usually for a good reason. If I can't find a job for you, I...

Running1987

Anyone ever apply internally with their company/organization

In the initial interview they encouraged me to apply within the company. Couldn't find any info about length of time needed to be in current...

Sick Of It All

Updated 1 month ago

Position on hold - Should I follow up with manager? - 2 Replies

I would call as well but there's really nothing you can do if the company isn't ready to hire someone yet. "Reorganization" is a red flag if you ask...

rahiinjapan@gmail.com

Offer Letter - How long?

Hello I am going through interview process with one of the Japanese consulting firm for a managerial role. The interview process was very fast, 2...

rahiinjapan@gmail.com

Updated 1 month ago

Verbal offer but no written, how soon to followup? Should I be worried? - 17 Replies

Hello I am going through interview process with one of the Japanese consulting firm for a managerial role. The interview process was very fast, 2...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 1 month ago

Interview Cancelled Due to Illness - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="MaineDoGooder in South Portland, Maine"]30 minutes before a scheduled interview I received a call that the person interviewing me had...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month ago

Had a typo in my cover letter will that end chances with being called for an interview - 1 Reply

You'll be OK. There's nothing you can do about it now. If you get an interview and the subject comes up, you can mention what your proper degree is,...

uptoyou

Updated 1 month ago

Verbal Offer, then employer goes MIA - 1 Reply

Move on. It's a scam. There are a million out there My daughter in law just got taken in. Be smart - if they disappeared then so did the...

uptoyou

Updated 1 month ago

"May we contact your current employer?" - 27 Replies

It is perfectly ok to say that you prefer them not to contact your employer until after a formal offer has been made. It is a perfectly acceptable...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month ago

Taleo status meaning - 1 Reply

I'd guess that it means that you've had an interview. Whether it also means that you're still under consideration or that they've dropped you, only...

Waiting

Employer is interviewing other candidates.

I had a great interview 2.5 weeks ago, and was told that all interviews for the role would be completed by June 4th or 5th. This past Friday, June...

Bailey

Job Hoax

Tips: 1.) Don't give any personal information 2.) Ask for their name and address (if they say a weird name or first name and give a general...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month ago

I answered my salary question wrong, What to do now ? - 1 Reply

You're all right. Nothing is set in stone yet... you haven't even had the interview. You're not really going to talk about money until they decide...

Jman

Updated 1 month ago

Interviewed for 1 job but they notify me of another... - 2 Replies

I had no choice but to pay for it myself. They wouldn't and my wife and I are trying to move back to Dallas where this job is. If I didn't go I don't...

Very sad

Updated 1 month ago

Employers who lie to your face - 4 Replies

I refuse to call and ask about a job. All I'm going to get is a lie or its not their responsibility to tell you what went wrong at the interview....

Ann

Updated 1 month ago

Frito Lay Hiring Process? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="hugmuko in Modesto, California"]Ciao!!! Did you apply for temporary position, partime, or full time? Background check does not guarantee...

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Nevadagirl

Updated 1 month ago

Hiring/interview process at Lowe's - 343 Replies

Really confused! Applied for a Seasonal Cashier at Lowes. I had a interview with the store manager on Monday, HR called and offered me the position...

Linda

Updated 1 month ago

Craigslist Scam - HELP - 3 Replies

You'll be fine and hopefully, this is a lesson learned for you and anyone else reading this post!!

Susanna

Job email

I got a reply from the tutor center I applied for the summer. It's been A month. I thought I was hired so I looked for another job. This is my first...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Following up Call - 1 Reply

I emailed my resume to a company on a Wednesday, 3 weeks ago. I called on Friday just to confirm that they received my resume and the lady said that...

jim1174 in Berkeley, California

What should I wear to my interview

The job is a blue collar operator maintenance job with an oil refinery. i have read online that it is a bad idea to wear a suit to a blue collar job...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 1 month ago

In person background check? - 1 Reply

So I am in the process of getting hired for a hotel in Las Vegas since April. So the director of the dept. i will be working in called and give me a...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Interview advice - 2 Replies

So this is kind of a long, strange story and just wanted to get some feedback from you guys. I was referred to a job that I know I would be a great...

linsey in Burlington, Ontario

Updated 2 months ago

how long does or did it take you to get a job offer after interview? - 125 Replies

just wondering

Flora in West Orange, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

1st and 2nd interview went well, 1st hiring manager asked another hiring manager to coordinate 3rd and 4th part of the process - 2 Replies

I had 2 great interviews with no reason to think I wouldn't get the job, the 2nd and 3rd part of the interview was mainly to speak with current...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 2 months ago

Potential job in the works - 1 Reply

Hey guys, I'm trying to figure out how likely my chances are with a job interview I have. It's out of state at a mid-sized company ( 1200 people or...

Laith in Palestinian Territory

Waiting Response

i made an interview on May 18 2915, in May 22,2015 the HR person called ma and asked me questions and told me about the wor and working hours and...

Eggs-1 in Kansas City Area

Updated 2 months ago

Interview with no reponse - 3 Replies

I interviewed with a company 3 weeks ago, which I thought went really well, not to mention they talked about bringing me in again to meet with...

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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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...

Anna209 in Ceres, California

Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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...

John in MD in Catonsville, Maryland

Updated 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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?

James in Alexandria, Virginia

Updated 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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...

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...

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