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7 Actions For Effective Interview Follow Up

interview follow upFor effective interview follow up, savvy interviewers know the interview process continues well after the actual interview, whether you’re applying to a corporation or with a search firm. There are certain interview follow up steps you must take to uphold the good first impression you made in the interview. These interview follow up steps actually do not start at the end of the interview, but they start while you are still on the interview.

I’m a big believer that how you conduct your search communicates to the employer how you will conduct yourself on the job, so you need to continue your follow-up appropriately and professionally to seal the deal. Keep these things in mind when following up after an interview:Continue Reading…

What Happens When HR Does Not Call You Back After An Interview

Waiting for Recruiters to CallYou, as a job seeker, are continually appalled at the lack of follow-through on the part of potential employers throughout your job search after you have interviewed a number of times. You cannot help but wonder what happens when HR does not call you back after what you thought was a great interview.

You are reasonable in that you do not expect a “no thanks” response when sending a resume through an impersonal job posting. However, after going through several rounds of interviews only to receive an eerie silence with no subsequent follow-up, I imagine it leaves you feeling outraged and frustrated. I can’t say I blame you.

I am a former search firm recruiter and I can tell you that it always makes me sad to hear this. As a former 3rd party recruiter, I did experience it, also. I would have candidates going through the process and then the corporate recruiter would go silent.Continue Reading…