U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Work and Employment > Job Search
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 09-02-2016, 01:22 PM
 
80 posts, read 87,342 times
Reputation: 70

Advertisements

Everyone recommends following up on the applications we make on-line. But most often, we can't get any access to the people or department performing the review process. How do you guys recommend doing that?
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 09-02-2016, 07:48 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
13,524 posts, read 19,105,667 times
Reputation: 20171
Network ... know someone who knows someone on LinkedIn.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-02-2016, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Western Washington
11,353 posts, read 10,102,536 times
Reputation: 18997
Not everybody says that you should follow up. I happen to think that it is a waste of time.

Unless you have a really legitimate connection to the hiring manager, and some friend-of-a-friend-of-a-linkin-connection doesn't count, most hiring managers are going to view your contact as an annoyance.

Spend your time on properly customizing your application materials to the posting. Submit, then move on to the next application.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Work and Employment > Job Search

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2021, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top