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Old 11-11-2015, 12:01 PM
 
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So about maybe 6 months ago I interviewed for a job at Jiffy lube which didn't go so well. I ended up re applying and now I just got a call about an interview. Jiffy lube around where I live interviews a lot of people (I guess they go through employees fast or something), but the thing is I have seen the interviewing manager at my other job (movie theater) twice and he remembered me.

I should mention it's at a different location this time but I think it's the same manager.. not sure.

Should I go ahead and try to interview or would it just be awkward/weird? Thanks!
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Old 11-11-2015, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in USA
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showing your commitments and dedications to find a job is a must have. When you strive to get a job and put food on the table, put pride and other personal ego aside. You have nothing to lose to give it another shot.
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Old 11-11-2015, 12:20 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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It might seem a bit awkward, but the manager may actually not remember you. With such a high turnover they probably interview a lot of people, and the fact that you got an interview again means it's unlikely you were remembered. Since the first interview didn't go well, hopefully you learned from it and now have the opportunity to do a lot better. Go, and good luck.
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Old 11-11-2015, 12:56 PM
 
Location: In a vehicle.
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I'd say go for it.

I applied for a position with a company in Portland about 2 years ago. I was interviewed and rejected. Then out of the blue (6 months later) they call me asking to come for another interview. As I was employed I told them simply "You should have chosen me first, then you wouldn't be looking for a new employee" I then hung up...Never cared to look back.
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Old 11-11-2015, 12:59 PM
 
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No reason not to.
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Old 11-11-2015, 01:02 PM
 
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Take a breath mint this time, ha haaaa.

Seriously, best of luck!
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Old 11-11-2015, 01:07 PM
 
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Yes, go for it and best of luck.
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Old 11-13-2015, 05:44 AM
 
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showing your commitments and dedications to find a job is a must have. When you strive to get a job and put food on the table, put pride and other personal ego aside. You have nothing to lose to give it another shot.
I totally agree. You needed to put egos aside. It is all business and not personal. They didn't have a need for you then or hired someone else who better fit at that particular moment. Apply and interview again if you see or hear that they have a new opportunity. Does the past even matter anymore if you get the job? I hope not because if it did then you got bigger problems then finding a job. I say go to the damn interview and make sure you get it this time around. Not many people get a second chance like you just did. Don't waste it!
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Old 11-13-2015, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Planet Telex
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I'd say go for it.

I applied for a position with a company in Portland about 2 years ago. I was interviewed and rejected. Then out of the blue (6 months later) they call me asking to come for another interview. As I was employed I told them simply "You should have chosen me first, then you wouldn't be looking for a new employee" I then hung up...Never cared to look back.
Ah, I hate when that happens. You get rejected and then a few months later they contact you like nothing ever happened. And then they're upset that you've moved on and want nothing to do with them.
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Old 11-13-2015, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Ah, I hate when that happens. You get rejected and then a few months later they contact you like nothing ever happened. And then they're upset that you've moved on and want nothing to do with them.
Perfect time to explore the option and ask for a boatload of money and see how desperate they really are.
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