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Old 06-13-2008, 07:14 PM   #11
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Thanks Fisher's Mom :) I thought about those things but put it down to wishful thinking.. we'll see! He did have to discuss his decision with the HR department at home office, and they are an hour behind us. I am praying that it was just that she was unavailable at the time...
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Old 06-13-2008, 07:19 PM   #12
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Maybe I will just call him on Monday and see what is up.
It's a good idea to make follow-up contact. I have always had my kids follow up an interview with a phone call or email thanking them for their time, asking if they need any further information from you, and telling them you look forward to hearing from them. It lets the potential employer know you are professional and very interested in the position. Good Luck!
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Old 06-13-2008, 07:25 PM   #13
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I agree with you wholeheartedly on that FM. I actually tried to make contact with him after the first interview but he called me first. lol

I would have thought from having two previous offers for being a financial advisor, I could definitely land a job being an assistant/partner to one.

I wonder if when he said he would make a decision tomorrow, he didn't mean he would be calling the candidates back.
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Old 06-13-2008, 07:27 PM   #14
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That could be. I don't know how things are there but here, after a decision has been made on a candidate, HR has to do a quick checking of references and job history before the offer is made. Perhaps that's the case there, too.
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Old 06-13-2008, 07:29 PM   #15
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Well because it is for an investment company, they have all sorts of checks.. criminal, job history, etc...they want to know absolutely everything about you. I had to fill out 16 pages of information lol

I wonder .. I faxed the forms to the HR dept. but forgot to sign one of them, I did send it after faxing it but I wonder if they didn't get it.
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Old 06-13-2008, 07:57 PM   #16
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I was a hiring manager for many years. I can tell you with confidence that a bazillion things can come up unexpectedly on a Friday afternoon that will delay a hiring phone call. There are lots of things that can be time critical that happen and it's often easy to let the new hire slip ove the weekend.

So relax and enjoy the weekend.
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Old 06-13-2008, 08:16 PM   #17
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I agree with Andy and FM, something probably came up, or he is waiting on call back from HR. Either way, give him a follow up call on Monday. Try not to think about it during the weekend so you can enjoy it.
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I'm still praying for you Saph, let us know what happens. And don't give up hope.
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