how long should i wait to follow up after submitting an application?
ive been filing out many job applications left and right and i was wondering how long i should wait to follow up with them? should i call them or go up there or should i wait for them to call me back? i havent been having much luck lately so i need some tips. i dont want to seem to eager for the job but i want to still look interested in it. pleaseee help!!
Asked By: Brittany - 3/15/2011
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You are right, don't want to seem desperate but need to be persistent and show interest and enthusiasm... More
Answered By: Special K - 3/15/2011
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You do want to seem eager. You need to show the people that you want to work there. You need to go up there, it looks better and it helps them put names with faces. And if you take the effort to go up there instead of call, they'll know that you're interested. You should go up there I guess around 3 days after. But if... More
Answered By: Benji Slate - 3/15/2011
Its hard to find a job right now, my 17 year old sister is in the same boat. I always tell her after you fill out an application you want to show the employer that you are interested in the job. So call them and ask what the status of your application is (no longer than a week after you handed your application in) good... More
Answered By: BrunetteBeauty120 - 3/15/2011
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