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How long should I wait to follow-up on a job application?

I applied for a position at Nordstrom today, and I was wondering how long I should wait before I call them up.

Asked By: cardenas - 8/27/2008
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I usually call on Tuesday of the following week. Monday everyone hates so I skip that day.
Answered By: Jo d - 8/27/2008
Additional Answers (13)
Give it a couple of days.
Answered By: Evilest_Wendy - 8/27/2008
 
a week
Answered By: Celine H - 8/27/2008
 
For a job in retail -- one week.
Answered By: 4Maggie4 - 8/27/2008
 
one day then call everyday until they either hire you or say they are calling the cops for harrassment
Answered By: Searching - 8/27/2008
 
4 or 5 days - enough time for the app to get to the right person and give them a chance to look at it
Answered By: thanksapantsfull - 8/27/2008
 
5 business days
Answered By: kmkdenali - 8/27/2008
 
maybe a week
Answered By: Katie W - 8/27/2008
 
I think they are supposed to call you.
Answered By: Lilly S - 8/27/2008
 
Give them about 2 wks, im sure they have a lot of applications and are overwhelmed .
Answered By: missy - 8/27/2008
 
give them 2 days. then call every day, so they know how interested you are. If they say "We'll call you on friday", call them on thursday and tell them "Someone told me to call back today" Persistence will make you stand out more than the rest
Answered By: norzo l - 8/27/2008
 
One and a half to two weeks. Good luck, hope you get the job! :)
Answered By: heartzablaze215 - 8/27/2008
 
http://www.quintcareers.com/following_job_leads.html
Answered By: nfl fan - 8/27/2008
 
oh nordstrom? could take weeks,I applied there before,took weeks for them to respond,when I finally got an interview,it wasn't the end,I was interviewed 4 more times by different people
Answered By: e_s_p - 8/27/2008
 
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