Too early to freak out about not having offers?

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Too early to freak out about not having offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:35 pm

I have been on 5 cbs already (no V10s, or firms that seem to have already given out offers) and have not heard anything from any of them yet. While one firm said they do reviews every week and try to get back to candidates, it has been over a week since I interviewed with them, which means they probably would have voted on my candidacy already. It's also been a week since my first two cbs... nothing yet :( Should I automatically assume I've been dinged and move on?

As an aside I'm in NY, so it's possible that Hurricane Irene is messing up HR's schedules, but I highly doubt it...

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Re: Too early to freak out about not having offers?

Postby Sup Kid » Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I have been on 5 cbs already (no V10s, or firms that seem to have already given out offers) and have not heard anything from any of them yet. While one firm said they do reviews every week and try to get back to candidates, it has been over a week since I interviewed with them, which means they probably would have voted on my candidacy already. It's also been a week since my first two cbs... nothing yet :( Should I automatically assume I've been dinged and move on?

As an aside I'm in NY, so it's possible that Hurricane Irene is messing up HR's schedules, but I highly doubt it...

Yes, it's too early to freak out. Stop. It's not even September yet....

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Re: Too early to freak out about not having offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:51 pm

I know it's tough, but do not freak out. I went through six callbacks before I got my first offer. It had been over a week and a half since my first callback. I received three more offers over the next two days. Your odds of getting at least one offer out of five callbacks are very high. Congrats on all your callbacks and good luck!

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Re: Too early to freak out about not having offers?

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:53 pm

You've been on five callbacks by the end of August while people are striking out altogether. Your odds are better than most. You must be at least an okay interviewer to have a lot of callbacks, and you must be qualified to have a lot of callbacks, so, stop sweating it; chances are that something will come together for you, and very soon.

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Re: Too early to freak out about not having offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:54 pm

Offers take about a week after CBs at most firms, even in NYC (different for some firms, but most take a week or so). If your interviews were all within the past week or two, you are freaking out for absolutely no reason at all--you haven't even been rejected anywhere yet.

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Re: Too early to freak out about not having offers?

Postby snailio » Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:59 pm

you can start freaking out Friday the 2nd and then go into full panic mode the 9th until then relax.

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Re: Too early to freak out about not having offers?

Postby YourCaptain » Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:08 pm

snailio wrote:you can start freaking out Friday the 2nd and then go into full panic mode the 9th until then relax.


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