(Closed) Every time the phone rings…

posted 6 years ago in Career
Post # 3
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5921 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Ugh that feeling is the worst.  I recently got offered a job but it was contingent on a crazy extensive background check and drug test.  It was two weeks from the date of the offer before I got the confirmed offer – not to mention the company running the background check was incompetent, emailing me almost daily needing a W2 from 2007, a pay stub, etc.  I would cringe a little with every new email or phone call.  Thankfully it’s all over now!

Good luck! Let us know when you hear!

Post # 4
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4605 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

No advice, but I’m in the same boat and I haven’t even been called for an interview yet! I spoke with someone in personnel a week ago because she told me that if I would open up my availability a bit more that ‘it would be very good’. So I went in and changed my schedule around to open myself up more and I haven’t heard anything back. 

Every time the phone rings though I run to it and every email makes me nervous. I feel like I have to psyche myself up just to open my inbox.

So no advice from me, but I’m right there with you.

Post # 5
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853 posts
Busy bee

Good luck!! At least you know that the hardest waiting period is over (those initial two weeks). When the phone call or email does come in, your mind can relax. I hope it works out for you!

Post # 6
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2401 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I wouldn’t hold too tight on that 2 week deadline. I’ve gotten phone calls everywhere from a couple of days to MONTHS after their deadline! I would contact them if you dont hear from them in a week though.

Post # 8
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597 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

@Macintosh:  Ahh! I know just how you feel, I also feel like we’re channeling the same job obsession muse… ๐Ÿ™ 

Hopefully you hear from something soon! 

Post # 10
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1061 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

I am in the same boat!  Waiting on two different jobs and it is making me CRAZY.

Post # 12
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3798 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

This was me a few weeks ago waiting for a part time job to call me. It would have been a dream job, but I got the rejection email instead. I hope you get good news soon, and even if you did not get it, I hope they let you know because I hate when places wont let you know either way.

Post # 13
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332 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Did you hear anything yet?

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