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Old 06-24-2013, 04:45 PM
 
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Something I once thought was a myth just happened. A city clerk position opened in my old town and they want to interview me. I recognized the job right away. It was a clerk job I applied to a while back. Possibly in 2011. It was around winter, so it was definitely over a year ago.

The pay is great, tons of networking and career opportunity and it's full time! Unfortunately I can't move back due to insufficient funds. At least my hopefulness got a massive booster shot today.

Anybody else get a call from estranged applications?
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Old 06-24-2013, 04:52 PM
 
Location: PHL
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Your luck will certainly change from now on! Yes, I have received a call from a application which I have done some six months prior. It is always out of the blue.
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:10 PM
 
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Yes, two employers at the same time and I took both jobs.
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:33 PM
 
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AT&T called me 6 months after my application to be a pole climber. They asked if I would still like to interview . If they had responded 3 months earlier, I would have jumped on it

I had already accepted another job for twice the pay in an office. I am glad that they took so long. I don't have to work 100 feet in the air in the rain, heat and snow.
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:51 PM
 
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I was recently contacted by a company I interviewed with nearly a year ago. I politely declined the new interview offer because I have found employment elsewhere.
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Old 06-24-2013, 06:41 PM
 
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Happened to me a few times. Once I even took the job.
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:22 PM
 
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I did once about six months after I e-mailed my resume.
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:31 PM
 
Location: New York City
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Yes, it's happened a couple of times. I've never taken the job, or even the interview. I've always had another engagement.
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Old 06-24-2013, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Ontario, NY
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I filled out an application for a meter reader, they called me 9 months later, but I already found other employment and didn't return there call.
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Old 06-24-2013, 11:16 PM
 
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Something I once thought was a myth just happened. A city clerk position opened in my old town and they want to interview me. I recognized the job right away. It was a clerk job I applied to a while back. Possibly in 2011. It was around winter, so it was definitely over a year ago.

The pay is great, tons of networking and career opportunity and it's full time! Unfortunately I can't move back due to insufficient funds. At least my hopefulness got a massive booster shot today.

Anybody else get a call from estranged applications?
once, a long time ago. He decided the person he hired, over me, wasn't as rich or talented as he bet on to better his client base, so he fired him. Well...long story short, my salary requirement more than doubled, and he paid it. Best thing he ever did for his company.
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