RE: bouncing back from interview disappointment (WAS: Advice needed for an upcoming interview)

Subject: RE: bouncing back from interview disappointment (WAS: Advice needed for an upcoming interview)
From: Kat Kuvinka <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: Ken Poshedly <poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net>, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 10:41:31 -0400


Yup, one time I was conducting some phone interviews and my manager told me they had decided on a candidate, but to go on with this interview anyway. I still don't understand why. This lady was really enthusiastic and a good fit, and I felt absolutely terrible wasting her time.

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>
> Way back a loooong time ago (30 years or so), I recall missing out on a job
> because at the end of the interview, the hiring manager told me that "my wife's
> sister's brother's uncle's friend's friend does their church newsletter and
> we're going to hire him."
>
> Pissed off? You bet I was, but "blood" (who you know) is thicker than water your
> skill set). I was also pissed to be brought in for an interview when the
> conclusion was already made before I got there.
>
> -- Ken in Atlanta
>


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