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call back?

I had interviewed for a position in February, I got a call from the guys in May saying they might have a position open,and to see if I was available.They said they might not make an offer now, but in a few months, when they get more work, then they can give me a contract, seeing it's 2 months from May, should I call them up or perhaps e-mail them that I am available?

Monday, July 14, 2003

Sure. What have you got to lose?

Fernanda Stickpot
Monday, July 14, 2003

Go for it. Why not send it in the form of a letter... letters are so rare these days, they're bound to appreciate it. Even better, a really great postcard that they'll hang on their wall and think of you every time they look at it.
Monday, July 14, 2003

How about one of these?

Monday, July 14, 2003

Don't push it. There is no failure in giving up.

Monday, July 14, 2003

Anon -- In this business you are "always interested in talking."  What does it hurt? 

Don't speak about being available, or when.  The big mistake I see made is when people tell an interviewer that their contract is up in a month or three months or whatever, before they have a job offer.    It is a mistake because they now know you will be looking soon so you will take less for the security of the next postion.

You are interested in talking about a position.  The company, and a compensation package.  This is salary, benefits, etc.  If you mention money, the talks can stall there.

Also, I agree with the poster who said send snail mail.  Or, reply to the email and send a thank you snail mail.  IT will get remembered.

Monday, July 14, 2003

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