How long should I wait to follow up after this interview?
I had an interview today for a sales clerk position for a chain store. The interview went ok, I was (pretty obviously) nervous but friendly and gave the best answers I could. The interviewer seemed positive and made friendly comments on some of my answers. Afterwards she said she would "try" to set up a second interview with another supervisor. I agreed gladly but they never gave me a time frame they would contact me in. Should I worry about this? Is it grounds that they might not call me in for that second interview at all, or am I worrying unnecessarily? How long should I give before I call to inquire about it? As a side note, what should I expect in the second interview? The first one was entirely about previous job experiences. Will it be along the same lines?
Asked By: Ari - 1/17/2013
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Wait about 4 days after the interview and try calling to "check on the status of your application" or however you want to word it. I would say something like "Good Afternoon, this is __________. I interviewed with ________________ on ___________ and was calling to check on the status of my application" (try to speak... More
Answered By: Amanda - 1/18/2013
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You should send a "thank you for the interview" email as soon as you can. This will allow you to say something positive about yourself that you weren't able to at the interview while thanking them for the opportunity to speak with you. There are plenty templates online if you're not sure of the wording. this also... More
Answered By: Raen - 1/17/2013
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