Is it normal for a hiring manager to not respond to a e-mail "thank you" after an interview?
I had a job interview on Monday afternoon at a law firm. On Wednesday I e-mailed the two hiring managers and the HR coordinator telling them thank you and I appreciated their time. I didn't hear back from the two hiring managers. If I was thinking about hiring someone I would e-mail that person back so I am thinking I didn't get the job....
Asked By: Jason Robbins - 8/18/2011
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Some would not actually respond to thank you e-mails and therefore it is important that you make a follow-up after a week have lapsed since the interview and inquire with the status.
Answered By: Management - 8/19/2011
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Give them time to make up their mind.....it's not over til it's over. If you don't hear in a reasonable amt. of time..contact them.
Answered By: Veritas - 8/18/2011
I would say that if you don't hear anything in a couple weeks then you can follow-up.
Answered By: ☮♥☺♪♫☼ - 8/18/2011
I don't think you should assume you didn't get the job just yet. With the current economy there are so many people applying for every job opening while at the same time employed people have so many job responsibilities and so much work to do, often short staffed as companies have cut the number of employees. So... More
Answered By: Susan Duva - 8/18/2011
In the UK it is VERY bad manners to contact a company that has interviewed you. It makes you look VERY unprofessional and NOT worth employing.
Answered By: k - 8/19/2011
In the future, send a real letter by mail. Isn't the potential to get the job worth the investment in a stamp??
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