Job Searching Tips
So I just noticed that a job that I applied and interviewed for is re posted as having two positions available and the posting was recently updated but when I go on that companies’ website and sign in it states that I am still “under consideration” for that particular job opening.
Upon reading forums I see that it is the hiring managers responsibility to go back through and change the status to “No Longer Under Consideration”
The Hiring Manager has to go back through and do this for all the perspective employees whose applications they acknowledged.
Sometimes they don’t do this for all of them as there can be hundreds at a time. They have to acknowledge them electronically every time someone applies and once the position is filled or you are no longer considered for it they don’t go back through each and every applicant to acknowledge that you either didn’t qualify or you did qualify but someone just happened to have more experience than you.
Keep applying. Also, if the company website states that you are still under consideration, CALL THEM if it has been over a week since you interviewed.
When you initially apply sometimes a company will send you an e-mail acknowledging that they received your application and or Resume. In this e-mail they will state that they will review the information given and if you have the skill set that they are looking for someone will contact you.
After receiving this e-mail it is good to call in a couple of days to let them know you are still available and interested if the position is still open.
You may receive a follow-up e-mail within two days to two weeks letting you know that you are no longer considered for the position but it is best not to wait for that follow-up e-mail.
Do not wait for a response to one particular job opening.
Keep applying to other places. Keep up with checking on your Resumes and applications.
Do not get discouraged if you see a job that you applied for back on the job search site.
If you are still interested, simply reapply. It may have been that at the time of your initial inquiry that there were more experienced candidates even though you did have qualifications they were looking for.
Perhaps one of the initial candidates may have not taken the opportunity. Seeing the Job posting again does not mean that you were not at least considered.