After Your Interview - What Must You Do Next?

Written by Roger Clark


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At this point,repparttar conversation can go a number of ways. The employer may indicate that a decision has been made and all candidates who were not selected will be receiving a letter inrepparttar 141846 mail. If this isrepparttar 141847 response you receive, it is your cue that you were not hired. Had you been, you would have received a phone call fromrepparttar 141848 employer by now.

Thank them for their times, ask them to keep you in mind for any future vacancies and get offrepparttar 141849 line. Donít burn any bridges. It could be that there was simply a better qualified candidate for that particular position, but they might consider you for a different, future position.

Onrepparttar 141850 other hand,repparttar 141851 employer may state that they are still reviewing resume, conducting interviews, etc, etc. This type of response could mean a couple of different things. It could mean that they really have made a decision andrepparttar 141852 person just doesnít feel comfortable telling you onrepparttar 141853 phone that you werenít selected or it could simply be taken at face value.

Perhaps something came up and their initial timeline has been forced to be extended somewhat. In either case, always remain polite and thank them for their time. After you endrepparttar 141854 call, make a note ofrepparttar 141855 date on your planner and set a tickler to remind yourself to call back in a week if you still havenít heard anything. Call back once a week, every week until a decision is made. Once a week is persistent; a trait which is to be admired. Once a day is pesky; a trait that should be avoided at all costs.

While it can be difficult to wait around afterrepparttar 141856 interview,repparttar 141857 most important two things that you should do is not blowrepparttar 141858 opportunity by annoyingrepparttar 141859 employer with numerous pesky phone calls and by all means do not show up announced at their office door asking if they have arrived at a decision. Finally, make sure that you donít pin all your hopes on one job. Yes, it may have been your first choice and your ideal dream job; however; this is probably also true for someone else as well. Userepparttar 141860 time while you are waiting to hear back fromrepparttar 141861 employer to line up your ĎBí plan. Continue job searching, scheduling interviews and most importantly, reminding yourself that you can do this.



Roger Clark is senior editor at Top Career Resumes who provide free information to job seekers on all aspects of finding a new job and Medical Health News where you can find the most up-to-date advice and information on many medical, health and lifestyle topics.


Technology in the Workplace - Boon or Curse?

Written by Roger Clark


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For some, this meant that coming torepparttar office every day was an option - not a requirement.

Mothers and fathers found new freedom to take care of their children while still collectingrepparttar 141845 paycheck they needed to support them. Work could be done at home, atrepparttar 141846 park, atrepparttar 141847 grocery store, at night...

Unfortunately, this ability to work anywhere has become a nuisance instead of a luxury for some individuals. The fact that they are ABLE to do business any time, any where, means that they actually ARE doing business allrepparttar 141848 time.

Rather than free them, they found that they cannot get far enough away from work to really put it away forrepparttar 141849 day. Illness and emergencies do not stoprepparttar 141850 phone from ringing orrepparttar 141851 email from piling up - and because you can access it, there is no excuse for not dealing with it.

So for some,repparttar 141852 convenience has become a ball and chain - creating longer work hours and constant stress. For these individuals it is necessary to commit themselves and their work mates to guidelines such as turningrepparttar 141853 phone off. Not accessing email regularly. Sticking to these rules and telling other work mates your new practices should help.

Remember that you were supposed to be ASSISTED by these devices. It is inrepparttar 141854 best interest of your health andrepparttar 141855 well-being of your family if these tools keep their proper place.



Roger Clark is senior editor at Top Career Resumes who provide free information to job seekers on all aspects of finding a new job and Medical Health News where you can find the most up-to-date advice and information on many medical, health and lifestyle topics.


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