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Letter requesting status of Application

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:34 pm

I haven't heard from a firm where I had a callback interview for a while now and they told me to contact them to check up on the status if I didn't hear back from them after a specified amount of time had lapsed (two weeks). Are there any general guidelines for such letters?

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Re: Letter requesting status of Application

Postby Kohinoor » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:35 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I haven't heard from a firm where I had a callback interview for a while now and they told me to contact them to check up on the status if I didn't hear back from them after a specified amount of time had lapsed (two weeks). Are there any general guidelines for such letters?

letter? phone call to HR brofessor.

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Re: Letter requesting status of Application

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:38 pm

Kohinoor wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I haven't heard from a firm where I had a callback interview for a while now and they told me to contact them to check up on the status if I didn't hear back from them after a specified amount of time had lapsed (two weeks). Are there any general guidelines for such letters?

letter? phone call to HR brofessor.


E-mail is not appropriate?

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Re: Letter requesting status of Application

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:39 pm

I emailed the recruiter instead of calling. Figured it would be less annoying for the recruiter.

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Re: Letter requesting status of Application

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I emailed the recruiter instead of calling. Figured it would be less annoying for the recruiter.


Yea I figured. I don't want to pester them. They can answer it when they deem it convenient. So what are the guidelines for such inquiries, if any?

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Re: Letter requesting status of Application

Postby Kohinoor » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:42 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Kohinoor wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I haven't heard from a firm where I had a callback interview for a while now and they told me to contact them to check up on the status if I didn't hear back from them after a specified amount of time had lapsed (two weeks). Are there any general guidelines for such letters?

letter? phone call to HR brofessor.


E-mail is not appropriate?

Longer response time ime. I'll be super shocked if you hear back before Monday.

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Re: Letter requesting status of Application

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I emailed the recruiter instead of calling. Figured it would be less annoying for the recruiter.


Yea I figured. I don't want to pester them. They can answer it when they deem it convenient. So what are the guidelines for such inquiries, if any?
I just kept it short and professional by saying I'm writing to "inquire the status of my candidacy." I got a response within 5 hours (it was a weekday though).

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Re: Letter requesting status of Application

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I emailed the recruiter instead of calling. Figured it would be less annoying for the recruiter.


Yea I figured. I don't want to pester them. They can answer it when they deem it convenient. So what are the guidelines for such inquiries, if any?
I just kept it short and professional by saying I'm writing to "inquire the status of my candidacy." I got a response within 5 hours (it was a weekday though).


Should I also indicate when I had my call back interview and reiterate my interest in the firm?

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Re: Letter requesting status of Application

Postby shmoo597 » Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:26 pm

These threads crack me up. We have a bunch of smart t14 law students, and they can't figure out how to write an email? Christ.




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