You see a job that seems perfect. You tweak your resume and eagerly upload it to the company portal. Then, silence. What happened? Did they get it? Should I follow up? How do I check? I often hear these questions from students and young professionals. Sadly, resume receipt confirmation is no longer a common courtesy.…… Continue reading Resume Follow-Up: When and How?
Q. I had an interview 10 days ago and haven’t heard anything since. I’m anxious to know where things stand, but I get mixed advice on how and when to follow up. How long should I wait before calling? And who should I call—HR or the hiring manager? Is email a better way to check…… Continue reading Interview Follow Up Protocol: Don’t Become a Pest Even if the Process Drags On and On
By Sue Plaster, M.Ed. Photo credit: Denis Jeong Photography Job seekers used to obsess over what to wear to the job interview. Almost the first step they took in beginning a job search was to buy that interview suit! But today, job seekers are likely to find it’s their communications skills that are make-or-break, before…… Continue reading Are You a Pest or a Smart Job Seeker? How To Follow Up As If the Job Depended On It