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General Etiquette => All In A Day's Work => Topic started by: MamaMootz on January 10, 2013, 10:13:18 AM

Title: Would you call again?
Post by: MamaMootz on January 10, 2013, 10:13:18 AM
On Friday, I missed a call from someone responding to my application for an open position. I was moving and I got the call at the end of the day, so I called her back Monday morning.
Her voicemail said she'd be out of the office on Monday.

Haven't heard back from her at all so far this week and it's now Thursday.

Would you call her back one more time just to be sure she didn't miss the message? Or is it too pushy as a job applicant to do this? I'd hate to have the opportunity fall through the cracks if she didn't get my original voicemail.
Title: Re: Would you call again?
Post by: lurkerwisp on January 10, 2013, 10:57:19 AM
Call back!  You can always just mention that you're still just wanting to return the original call.

Good luck! :D
Title: Re: Would you call again?
Post by: BeagleMommy on January 10, 2013, 11:20:30 AM
I think you're safe to call once more.  If they don't respond after the second call I would assume the position was filled.
Title: Re: Would you call again?
Post by: DaDancingPsych on January 10, 2013, 11:52:53 AM
I agree, call back. I am always amazed how being out one day throws my entire week off, so calling again would ensure that you didn't get lost in the shuffle.
Title: Re: Would you call again?
Post by: MamaMootz on January 10, 2013, 12:41:18 PM
It was funny - I was just about to call her back when she called me, so issue resolved. Thanks for the advice, though - I'm never sure if I'm being too pushy or hounding someone and I don't want to come across too aggressively.
Title: Re: Would you call again?
Post by: BeagleMommy on January 10, 2013, 12:47:38 PM
Good luck.  Hope it goes well.
Title: Re: Would you call again?
Post by: Hmmmmm on January 10, 2013, 02:49:26 PM
Yes, call back.  And good luck.