How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

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BarCliff
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How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby BarCliff » Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:44 pm

I know it varies. Just wondering if anyone had any personal experiences so I can get some general idea

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby holdencaulfield » Wed Jan 19, 2011 2:51 pm

BarCliff wrote:I know it varies. Just wondering if anyone had any personal experiences so I can get some general idea


In my experiences, the rejections came quick and the offers/2nd interviews took time.

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby Aqualibrium » Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:17 pm

holdencaulfield wrote:
BarCliff wrote:I know it varies. Just wondering if anyone had any personal experiences so I can get some general idea


In my experiences, the rejections came quick and the offers/2nd interviews took time.


And in my experiences, the offers came quick and the rejections took time.


It varies. Go twiddle your thumbs or something.

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby holdencaulfield » Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:31 pm

Aqualibrium wrote:
holdencaulfield wrote:
BarCliff wrote:I know it varies. Just wondering if anyone had any personal experiences so I can get some general idea


In my experiences, the rejections came quick and the offers/2nd interviews took time.


And in my experiences, the offers came quick and the rejections took time.


It varies. Go twiddle your thumbs or something.



Well there you have it.

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby SanJoseBankruptcyLaw » Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:34 pm

There's no clear answer. Each firm/employer is different has different amounts of people applying. The best way to figure it out is to ask other people within the company about how long it took, assuming you know anyone that works there. Even then, it's a toss up. Just stay positive!

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby Tangerine Gleam » Thu Jan 20, 2011 2:22 pm

What about for a callback? Is the turnaround time generally faster then?

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Mar 14, 2011 1:56 pm

bump plz, thx! what are the chances you hear back +/- w/in days?

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby gabbagabba » Mon Mar 14, 2011 2:04 pm

Depends when they need the new hire by - if they need them next week, the callback will come within days, and the rejection will take weeks; if they don't need the hire for a few months, the callback will take weeks, but the rejection will be quicker

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby BarbellDreams » Mon Mar 14, 2011 2:21 pm

I generally ask when they think they will be ready to make a decision. My only rejection came the next day but the two I am waiting on said early to mid April.

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby truevines » Mon Mar 14, 2011 3:05 pm

BarCliff wrote:I know it varies. Just wondering if anyone had any personal experiences so I can get some general idea


Offer: a) the next day after the callback; b) within a week.
Rejections: two-four weeks.

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Mar 15, 2011 12:53 pm

truevines wrote:
BarCliff wrote:I know it varies. Just wondering if anyone had any personal experiences so I can get some general idea


Offer: a) the next day after the callback; b) within a week.
Rejections: two-four weeks.


this kinda does make sense - looks like if they need you, at least w/in a week they could let you know. when they say you should hear back from us "w/in the next few weeks", is that a sign for rejection? i would think that is the garden variety response they typically give applicants regardless?

BarbellDreams wrote:I generally ask when they think they will be ready to make a decision. My only rejection came the next day but the two I am waiting on said early to mid April.


sorry to hear about that, if u don't mind was it via email, snail mail, or call (isn't this way unprofessional lol).

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 17, 2011 1:31 pm

i like the way your body goes bump bump bump, thx!

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby BarbellDreams » Thu Mar 17, 2011 1:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
truevines wrote:
BarCliff wrote:I know it varies. Just wondering if anyone had any personal experiences so I can get some general idea


Offer: a) the next day after the callback; b) within a week.
Rejections: two-four weeks.


this kinda does make sense - looks like if they need you, at least w/in a week they could let you know. when they say you should hear back from us "w/in the next few weeks", is that a sign for rejection? i would think that is the garden variety response they typically give applicants regardless?

BarbellDreams wrote:I generally ask when they think they will be ready to make a decision. My only rejection came the next day but the two I am waiting on said early to mid April.


sorry to hear about that, if u don't mind was it via email, snail mail, or call (isn't this way unprofessional lol).


My rejection email came the next day in response to my thank you email. I actually really appreciated it because my friend who also interviewed with them had to wait 2 weeks. Also, I just accepted an offer from a firm and they called me a week after the interview.

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby jkay » Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:21 pm

If you don't ask after the interview you'll just have to sweat it out. So ask. I guarantee no attorney will hold it against it you - and it's probably a positive sign that you are bold and can show some initiative.

That said, two weeks ago I asked when I would hear back at a Friday afternoon interview, they said "by the end of next week." I got an offer on Monday...before any of my classmates heard back.

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Re: How long after an interview until you hear back, typically?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Mar 20, 2011 12:25 am

wonderful, thanks for letting me know! 'preciate it




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