HR Gurus – Did he get the job?!

posted 3 years ago in Career
  • poll: Did he get the job? (Based on the e-mail)
    Yes : (26 votes)
    87 %
    No : (3 votes)
    10 %
    Other : (1 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    819 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    @KateByDesign:  I totally think he got it!! I’m not HR bee, but in my experience, when it comes to the decision stage and you didn’t get it, they’ll send you a rejection letter than asking you for some more time to talk.

    Post # 4
    Member
    1174 posts
    Bumble bee

    @KateByDesign:  I work in HR and I think they want to make him an offer but don’t mark my words, some people operate differently. lol My rationale is that they wouldn’t make him waste his time to come in just to turn him down.

    Post # 6
    Member
    11722 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I don’t think they’d waste time prolonging it if he didn’t get the job.  I think he got it! 

    Post # 7
    Member
    258 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @KateByDesign:  He got it. When my fiance got his job offer, they called and asked him to come into the office, rather than offering the job over the phone. They wanted to explain the offer in detail, and felt they couldn’t over the phone.

    I think what’s happening to you is a variation of that. Instead of a phone call, it’s an email. And instead of a trip to the office, it’s a phone appointment. 

    Either way, it’s sounding really, really good!

    Post # 9
    Member
    607 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    i think he got it. no one would set up a time to reject, right?

    Post # 11
    Member
    2441 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2018

    Usually if it’s a rejection they will just call or send a letter/email, they rarely schedule an actual time for it. It sounds to me like they are calling to give him a verbal offer. Good luck to your husband!

    Post # 12
    Member
    186 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Blue Horse Farm

    I agree with everyone else, I’m sure he got the job.  In my past experience, every single time I have been offerred a job it has worked this way that they setup a time to discuss.  If I ever get rejected for a job, it’s usually via email.  Good luck!

    Post # 14
    Member
    3476 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I’ve actually been called for a rejection once.  The woman really liked me and wanted to personally tell me no.  It’s probably a yes – usually you can tell based on tone (I’ve accurately predicted my current yes and that no), but it’s not a guarantee sorry.  And they could be asking to call your references or some other such thing.

    Post # 16
    Member
    9412 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    @KateByDesign:  I am a hiring manager. I always call either way, whether someone is successful or not (once we are in the final stages that is). I have also received a call that I thought would be an offer and it was a decline.

    I wouldn’t assume anything until he gets a written offer. Verbal is nothing nowadays.

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