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After several weeks of unemployment this summer (which felt like years...),
I interviewed for four jobs in one week. Three of them contacted me to say
that I was the "second choice" if the first one fell through. The fourth
never contacted me.
A month later, I took a job that I love. Two weeks later, I was contacted
by the no-contact from six weeks before. "You are our number one choice.
When can you start?" I had to explain that they were a little slow in
contacting me...Interestingly, the positions were nearly identical --
setting up the documentation process/department in a medical firm looking
forward to 21 CFR Part 11 certification (which I had never even heard of
So, keep your options open, but ignore the person who was rude to you. What
goes around comes around, as they say.
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