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Ruby Slippers

Updated 23 days ago

Had a great interview, no word back, job off the company's what? - 73 Replies

[QUOTE who=" in West Palm Beach, Florida"]In July, I applied for a floor supervisor position with Calvin Klein. About two days...


Updated 23 days ago

Re-interview after rejection - 2 Replies

Thanks for the advice. You are right - it is difficult what to do. The job is a position in culinary/food service. Front of the house position. I...


Updated 24 days ago

They cancelled my interview the night before because position has been filled?!? - 96 Replies

The interview was cancelled this morning. The interview was scheduled 4 days before the actual interview. I spent most of my time to prepare this...

My Resume Success

Updated 25 days ago

Quit My Job - How to explain in job interview - 4 Replies

Agree 100% with CoinOfIllusion and AndyRising. Great answers. Like stated above... DO NOT bring it up unless they do...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 27 days ago

After 6 weeks, the interviewer has setup a call on " Update on XXX role". What does this mean? a job offer or a rejection? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="LLCap in New York, New York"]Sorry to hear that but at least you got closure. I'd rather have a rejection and closure than have what I've...


Updated 28 days ago

Another one of these - waiting, worried, nervous to hear back - 17 Replies

COMPANY 2 UPDATE - EOD Thursday, no response. During the final interview earlier this week, I made sure to indirectly emphasize how quickly I want...


Updated 29 days ago

Winners interview! - 1 Reply

Everyone wants to leave an interview happy, so everyone says nice things. She's probably learned or been trained to say "when" instead of...


Updated 1 month ago

HR Update - 1 Reply

A workshop and a conference aren't work experience so I don't see how they would matter, but you might as well try it. If you're called in for an...


Updated 1 month ago

The 4th interview! I'm getting tired. And I need your opinion! - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="uptoyou in providence, Rhode Island"]Why are you complaining? They are trying to give you a chance for a job with their company? So...


Updated 1 month ago

HR experts please advise if its appropirate to ask - 1 Reply

That sounds pretty reasonable. You definitely want to ask them to put a note in your application file regarding your plans for the next few weeks....


Updated 1 month ago

Job Interview Suggestion - 3 Replies

You're being impatient. (Understandably; I'm waiting to hear about a job myself.) But leave it alone. You've done all you can. It's still "early next...


Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="Nick in Somerville, Massachusetts"]I'd totally sign up to be a house dad, if I could only get a successful businesswoman to like the idea...


Updated 1 month ago

This doesn't look good...but you tell me... - 5 Replies

Good Luck with the job hunt. U will certainly make it

Jule Eberle

Is there any employer in Boise Idaho that is willing to hire people with a disability? Seriously a challenge!

Is there any employer in Boise Idaho that is willing to hire people with a disability? Many people in this area have an extremely hard time finding...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 1 month ago

How many job interviews do people usually go through for one job? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="College Grad22 in Passaic, New Jersey"]I graduated from college last summer and have been job searching for a job related to my major for...

Tiffiney O

Updated 1 month ago

How do you follow up in this case? - 2 Replies

Title the email as Follow up: XYZ Position. Simply reiterate how you are interested in the position and you would like to know has a decision been...


Updated 1 month ago

Phone Interview 2 different positions SAME company mistake??? - 1 Reply

Really hard to say. Should you say no to this (other position) question? I certainly would if the jobs were at two different companies. For jobs in...


Updated 1 month ago

2nd Phone Interview - 5 Replies

I wouldn't worry about it. In fact, your husband can feel good about getting past the first step! He made it past the low-level flunky, and now he...

That HR Lady Doing Those Phone Screens

Updated 1 month ago

HR Phone Screen Process - 3 Replies

I wanted to reply to this, even if it was posted forever ago. As an HR professional I can tell you that all strong organizations realise that FIT is...


Updated 1 month ago

Help plzz !!!successful phone interview i think :p - 2 Replies

thank u so much for ure reply :) , well im still looking for another opportunity ( i have an in person interview with texas a&m at kingsville , next...


Updated 1 month ago

Anyone else tired of rude employers during interviews? - 399 Replies

After a year of being out of work, I am happy to report that I have finally found full-time employment that pays decently! Thanks to all of you who...


Interview App for Interviewing Candidates and Practicing Process

Application: I have created an interview app that will allow you to go through the entire interview process online. It...


Updated 1 month ago

First Interview on-site in different state - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="NE in Portland, Maine"]Nice! I hope you have a good interview and fun trip![/QUOTE] Thanks very much, I appreciate it!

Mariana Santos

Updated 1 month ago

In my case - is it really ok to call? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="ALE FEFO in NY, New York"]Did you send them a thank you email right after the interview? If so, its ok to follow up with another email....

Andromeda Rising

Updated 1 month ago

I may have bombed the interview.... or did I? - 2 Replies

I don't understand. "What is your minimum hours you would work" sounds like they're trying to figure out whether you only want to work 10 hours a...


Updated 1 month ago

Waiting game - Words of encouragement - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="ALE FEFO in NY, New York"]Its great to read good news for the first time in the forum!! Im actually going through this waiting game now....


Updated 1 month ago

Interview on Friday - 2 Replies

Well it was a very posh bathroom shop so I most likely think they would want somebody stunning. But I didn't get it as I got an email after I wrote...


RF Optimization Engineer Interview Questions

Hi All! I have an interview scheduled next week for an RF-2 position. I was just curious about what the interviewer can ask. From my past company,...


Golden 1 interview

Since I can't find any reviews on Golden 1 interviews, I was wondering if any former or current employee can tell me how the process work? How...


Updated 1 month ago

Is it bad about being older and being embarrassed about working a less desirable job? - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada"]I remember reading an article about the growth of the fast food industry. One of the franchise owners...


Updated 1 month ago

Got offered a promotion the same day I am interviwing for another job. - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="Calfornian in Hayward, California"]You are a CEO asking for help on the indeed forums? Okey dokey![/QUOTE] Too funny !!!! Even I...

Mariana Santos

Updated 1 month ago

Going crazy: am I going to the job? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio"]This is one of the most common complaints job seekers have... employers aren't getting back to us...


Updated 1 month ago

group job interview at khols - 72 Replies

I had a group interview at the erie pa store for seasonal I filled out my application now. I been convicted of a misdameaner offence I put it down on...


Updated 1 month ago

Attending Job Interview While Working Demanding Hours - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lily1234 in California"] I feel really stuck here. I can't risk just repeatedly calling in sick for interviews because my job would be...


Updated 1 month ago

Would you work for $10 an hour? - 136 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ital in Barrie, Ontario"]First student loan?.....theres more????? What's even scarier is the government knows the younger generation...


Updated 1 month ago

Feeling discriminated for changing careers? - 3 Replies

Hey thanks for your responses! I agree. I'm still young and growing but at an age where I don't want to spend one more year doing something I know...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 1 month ago

waiting time after 3rd interview - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="RZS in Bethesda, Maryland"] I know there are so many aspects of the hiring process that delay things, but does this make sense? It seems...


Updated 1 month ago

Got a call for a job I would rather want but....... - 5 Replies

I disagree with most of the above. Your first week on the job, you're going to throw out that you had a previously scheduled medical appointment and...


Updated 1 month ago

"I have to run/go" when i was asking question - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="NE in Portland, Maine"]The person probably had to go to another meeting. I would try to limit myself to 1-2 questions next...


Updated 1 month ago

Out of interview questions...what to do? - 6 Replies

"What do you do here that's so important?" JK, don't ask that...

Jonny _SF

Interview with Director of Operations

Hello folks, Tomorrow I have an interview with the CEO and Director of Operations of a small tech company. I already know what the CEO might ask...


How long does it take to hear back from UHN (University hHealth Network) for an interview?

I applied for a clinical research coordinator position at the uhn little less than a week ago. Does anyone know how long it takes to hear back from...


Updated 1 month ago

12 job interviews but no job offers - 244 Replies

One of the things that annoys me most is that people are so quick to accuse us of being the problem. If we haven't gotten job offers our resume must...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 1 month ago

Follow up interview - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="hhen123 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"]Potential employer contacted recruiter immediately the day after my interview with good results....

William Gast

Updated 2 months ago

Had an interview on Friday, not sure how it went, any comments welcome - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="wondering in Allentown, Pennsylvania"]well I got an offer and I accepted, in case anyone was wondering what happened![/QUOTE] That's...


Updated 2 months ago

Missed call for interview - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kiara Williams in Colorado"]You were right, it was a great conversation starter! I called back and they interviewed me on the spot. I'm...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 2 months ago

Phone interviews - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="NDR in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania"]Hi, I had two phone interviews this week. Really interesting since they were the only two jobs I...


Updated 2 months ago

Two weeks after interview, no response, advice? - 26 Replies

[QUOTE who="Bluetea in Texas"][/QUOTE] I'd say the best practice is to resist every impulse in your body, and if you receive notification that you...

Kiara Williams

Updated 2 months ago

Chances of getting my dream job? - 2 Replies

:-( you're right. I didn't think about the holiday though, that could have something to do with it.

Ruby Slippers

Updated 2 months ago

I had an interview 10 days ago and haven't heard back yet --can I follow up? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="anonymous in New York, New York"]I'd like to send a quick email to the hiring manager following up, but I'm not sure if I should wait...

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