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How long should I wait before checking with head-hunter again?

A headhunter company contacted me about a job I was applying, saying they will forward my cv to the company where the actual job is and that the company will contact me for an interview. It's been 3 days and I have heard nothing. I don't want to be pushy but I don't want to miss out an opportunity of a job I really want. I want to call the headhunter company to check things out. How long should I wait before doing that? Thanks!!!

Asked By: new mom - 5/8/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Give them a week, then send them a "follow-up" email asking on the status. The hiring process is slow and drawn out, so don't get discouraged if you haven't heard anything for three days.
Answered By: Bill C - 5/8/2008
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head hunters aren't very useful or reliable. They are really just sales people. try contacting the person in HR of the company you are applying to instead.
Answered By: Miah - 5/8/2008
 
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