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Old 12-28-2015, 05:14 PM
 
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How rude indeed. I had a similar experience where I applied for an office job. The manager wanted to set up a Skype interview but since I didn't have Skype, I asked if he could just call my cell phone and we'd have a phone interview like that.
I prepared, was ready to take his call but for some reason my phone didn't ring/it dropped. I called him right back trying to reach him and got voice mail. Left a message, no call back. I emailed him and said I was still interested, but got silent treatment.

As others mentioned, it's best to move on.
He decided you were too much trouble to interview. You should have setup Skype to comply with his wishes. Then you preferred method (cell phone) had technical difficulties. He was probably not happy when you weren't available due to the cell phone issue.

I was doing interviews before (I was the interviewer). Had 4 of them lined up the same day and also was busy with other work that day also. Every minute was important. One of the interviewee's cell phone kept going to VM. I tried 3-4 times for 10 minutes then gave up. Didn't have time to chase him down. I thought less of the person for not being properly prepared/on time for the interview. I think a day or two later I was able to talk to him again after he had to reschedule. He said there were phone issues. But that was a strike against him.
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Old 12-28-2015, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Sunshine Coast, QLD
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He decided you were too much trouble to interview. You should have setup Skype to comply with his wishes. Then you preferred method (cell phone) had technical difficulties. He was probably not happy when you weren't available due to the cell phone issue.

I was doing interviews before (I was the interviewer). Had 4 of them lined up the same day and also was busy with other work that day also. Every minute was important. One of the interviewee's cell phone kept going to VM. I tried 3-4 times for 10 minutes then gave up. Didn't have time to chase him down. I thought less of the person for not being properly prepared/on time for the interview. I think a day or two later I was able to talk to him again after he had to reschedule. He said there were phone issues. But that was a strike against him.

Things happen- Companies and hiring people need to get over their God complexes.
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