How long to wait post-interview?

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How long to wait post-interview?

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:03 pm

Recent grad and finished interviewing with a firm about 6 weeks ago. Followed up about 3 weeks ago and they said they were still interviewing/figuring out head count. At one point do i give up on them?

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Re: How long to wait post-interview?

Post by hdr » Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:13 pm

Six weeks post-interview is a long time for anything except the government. Most likely they're waiting for the selected candidate to begin working before issuing rejections. But there are no absolute rules and some employers just happen to be extremely slow.

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Re: How long to wait post-interview?

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:33 am

yea thats what im thinking. Whats odd is i first talked to them in feb then they ghosted me for months and reached out to me in May. red flags galore

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Re: How long to wait post-interview?

Post by theswisswereright » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:57 pm

I've never had a firm get back to me after six weeks with good news. I have had one wait that long to reject me, though.

I'd say don't hold your breath. They COULD come through, but with that time frame it isn't extremely likely.

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Re: How long to wait post-interview?

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:29 pm

OP here, after 6 weeks of waiting they got back to me asking me to interview with another set of partners in the group. Bring total interviews with them now to 9. WTF is going on? thx

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Re: How long to wait post-interview?

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Aug 06, 2020 2:38 am

Let's be honest, it's COVID-19 era so a lot of things are in the air. I'd roll with the punches unless you have another offer waiting.

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Re: How long to wait post-interview?

Post by estest » Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:20 am

Congrats OP, that's great news! Even though they kept you waiting, that's a rare positive outcome.

Good luck with your hopefully final round of interviews.

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Re: How long to wait post-interview?

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:23 pm

OP here. Thanks! I think it went ok...hopefully this will be the last. Apparently they have many candidates theyre interviewing soo we'll see.

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