(Closed) When it comes to professional jobs, do you follow up?

posted 6 years ago in Career
Post # 3
291 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

I would absolutely follow up!

I’d do this to see where you stand as well as talk to an actual person about when they’d be conducting any interviews etc. 

However- that’s just my personal opinion 🙂

Post # 4
3729 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: City, State

@LadyBlackheart:  In my line of work, you don’t follow up. It doesn’t happen. If they want you, they will call you. I have had 5 professional jobs and no follow up calls. If you aren’t hearing back right away, I would work on your cover letter. Having a tailored cover letter really helped me out

Post # 5
1228 posts
Bumble bee

My cousin works as a career advisor, and the rule is to always write a thank you card to the interviewer. Not as some sucking up thing, but as a polite, “Let’s connect and even if you don’t get me a job, let’s end this on good terms in case I interview here again!” Plus it’s the classy thing to do.

Although I must admit, when I’ve had an interview with a company I didn’t like before, I never wrote a thank you card.. Oopsie!

Post # 6
454 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I can’t imagine it could possibly hurt your chances so why not try it?  It might be something that sets you apart from other applicants.

Post # 7
2783 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I think it depends on the job…a lot of places will specifically say in the posting not to call, so doing so might hurt your chances.

The topic ‘When it comes to professional jobs, do you follow up?’ is closed to new replies.

Find Amazing Vendors