Should I follow up after first interview?

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Should I follow up after first interview?

Postby whyohwhy080 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:30 am

I had an interview a week ago for a postgrad position (taking bar in July). I wasn't too prepared for it because I was busy and I already have a job lined up. But now I really want this job after interviewing with them.

They're a PI firm hiring 20+ attorneys and graduates. I feel like I could have played up my experience with PI better but I didn't. I started talking about a MSJ I wrote for an employment law case when I recently also did a MSJ for a PI case! Also, when they asked me if I had any questions, I only asked about 3 or 4 good questions because I was so unprepared. But I feel like I answered many questions with confidence. I am starting to freak out because it's been a week and no callback. They didn't respond to my thank you letter either.

Anyway, should I follow up if it has only been a week? And what would I say? I'm dying to hear back from this particular law firm. At the end of the interview, one of the interviewers did say "If you have anymore questions, feel free to send us an email."


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Re: Should I follow up after first interview?

Postby Jchance » Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:39 am

no, wait at least 3 weeks unless you have a pressing deadline. Else you would come off weird/desperate and would lose this offer--had it been one.

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