We’ve all been there. You feel like you nailed a recent job interview, but your phone isn’t ringing with an offer on the other end. Each hour that goes by is agonizing, and you’re contemplating when you should email or call the hiring manager for an update.
But, if you think about it from the company’s standpoint, you’ll understand that bringing on a new employee is often one of the lowest priority tasks they have. Things come up, and calling that job candidate back suddenly becomes less important.
Knowing this, it is important to follow up and ask for updates to keep you fresh in the hiring manager’s mind. But, you want to tread lightly here. If you’re too persistant, you could see the job slip away from you.
Click the link above and follow these guidelines for how to follow up the right way.