Would a partner call you to turn you down?

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Wart
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Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby Wart » Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:59 pm

I'm sitting in class and got a missed call. I stepped out for a second to listen to the voicemail and it was a partner. They said to call them back when I get a chance. Class isn't over for a while and I freaking out a little. Good news or bad?

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FeelTheHeat
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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby FeelTheHeat » Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:59 pm

Wart wrote:I'm sitting in class and got a missed call. I stepped out for a second to listen to the voicemail and it was a partner. They said to call them back when I get a chance. Class isn't over for a while and I freaking out a little. Good news or bad?


leave class and call, doofus

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MikeSpivey
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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby MikeSpivey » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:01 pm

Yes, it happens more often than most might think. That said, it generally means that particular partner really liked you--which doesn't really make the rejection any less bitter.

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clintonius
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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby clintonius » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:03 pm

search function > new thread button.

A number of people have reported phone rejections. It's not the norm, but don't get your hopes up for an offer if they didn't make it in the message.

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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby tourdeforcex » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:04 pm

or alternatively, might call to say 'we're still thinking'

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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:10 pm

I got a call exactly like this ("hi this is the hiring partner from FIRM, call me back") and it was a rejection.

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PDaddy
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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby PDaddy » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:13 pm

Until you return the call, just pray that he's calling to schedule your drug test - upon which your offer is contingent.

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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby dreakol » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:57 pm

lol man why would you step out of class to check the voicemail and not just call?

hopefully it was good news

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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby Gorki » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:15 pm

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clintonius
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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby clintonius » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:16 pm

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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby Borhas » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:18 pm

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clintonius
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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby clintonius » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:24 pm

Haven't all of the OPs of these threads gotten a rejection so far?

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Re: Would a partner call you to turn you down?

Postby jessuf » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:52 pm

You'd think he'd come back here asap to triumphantly humblebrag if he got an offer.




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