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Subject:FW: Interview from Hell From:"Renze, Janet L" <Janet -dot- Renze -at- PSS -dot- BOEING -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 1 Jun 1999 18:17:46 -0700
> Sonja said:
> >>>Okay, if we are talking about nightmare interviews...
and Cheryle W. replied:
> I saw a job posting on a local software company's web site that
> I was perfect for, or so I thought. Every qualification they listed, I had.
> The guy seemed *so* positive about my qualifications, even so far as to
> practically guarantee a second interview, so I was completely puzzled by his
> complete lack of response. I had a friend of mine email and casually ask if
> the position was still open, and it was.
> To this day I have no idea what went wrong.
I TOTALLY AGREE! have had this identical experience, right down to
the darn job still being posted. And this from a company that is trying
to hire hundreds of techies this year! They certainly didn't earn any
points in my book...
This "no response" is so frustrating--employment communication
needs to go both ways! Just as we candidates/job seekers need
to put a best foot forward (cover letter, tailored resume, portfolio, etc)
I believe companies need to have their position description clearly
articulated, be in a position to hire (not just "fishing"), and follow
up with all respondents (post card to resumes that were flushed,
call/letter to interviewees who weren't hired). It's only common