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Asked by Josephine on July 2, 2019

What does "in process" mean on job application after being interviewed?

Avery Dennison, Pitney Bowes have responded.

Hello! Great question - "in process" typically means that your application is still being considered for the position or that you are still in the interview process.  Even though you may have completed…

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Asked by Susan on June 8, 2019

I had an interview 2 weeks ago. The interview was more of a conversation of us getting to know each other. I sent an email thank you that night. They told me that they had a couple of other people they were meeting with after me, and then they'd then be making the decision (this week). Do I send a snail mail thank you now? I don't want to seem too eager.

HPE, Cardinal Health have responded.

Great question! If you haven't had any communications with them in a couple of weeks, absolutely reach out with a follow-up email. Nice touch on the thank you note, but this email should focus on the status…

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Asked by B on June 18, 2019

Is it ok to mention a previously scheduled vacation during an interview, or should you wait until you have been offered the position?

Cardinal Health, Avery Dennison have responded.

I think it depends on the position and if your vacation would interfere with an important time period for the role. If it comes up in conversation, I would be open and share your scheduled vacation plans. If…

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Asked by Susan on May 22, 2019

I just had an interview for an position with a company I'd very much like to work for. I met with the hiring manager and another person who is in similar position who has been with the company for years. I prepared for this interview. The hiring manager asked me a few questions, but we mainly just had a conversation, same with the EA. Is this a bad sign that they didn't ask too many questions?

Cardinal Health, HPE, HP have responded.

Congratulations on your interview! Hiring managers and companies all handle interviews differently so it's difficult to say with certainty but in my opinion, I don't think this is a bad sign. A lot of hiring…

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Asked by Kate on May 18, 2019

During a phone screening, the recruiter told me that they had several upcoming positions that I would be a good fit for. It has now been over a month. Is it appropriate for me to follow up to see if there are any openings?

HP, Worthington, Avery Dennison have responded.

Hello! It is always good to follow up with the recruiter. It'll show you're being proactive and re-iterate your interest in the company and type of roles they are hiring for but also give you confirmation on…

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