We’ve all been there. You feel like you nailed a recent job interview, but your phone isn’t ringing with an offer on the other end. Each hour that goes by is agonizing, and you’re contemplating when you should email or call the hiring manager for an update.
But, if you think about it from the company’s standpoint, you’ll understand that bringing on a new employee is often one of the lowest priority tasks they have. Things come up, and calling that job candidate back suddenly becomes less important.
Knowing this, it is important to follow up and ask for updates to keep you fresh in the hiring manager’s mind. But, you want to tread lightly here. If you’re too persistant, you could see the job slip away from you.
Click the link above and follow these guidelines for how to follow up the right way.
“Inspired by Jay Z himself, The Vault at Barclays Center was developed to reward customers with a higher level of sophistication and exclusivity in mind.”
The upcoming Brooklyn Nets Barclays arena will feature an “elite club” inside called The Vault with eleven private suites, concierge service, the Armand de Brignac Champagne Bar, high end culinary packages, and VIP parking.
Price of admission is a scant two unprotected 1st round lottery picks, or if you’re Deron Williams you can own the whole thing.
This week’s SI cover features Robert Griffin III in the magazine’s annual NFL Draft preview. (Todd Rosenberg/SI)
Bottle uses active charcoal to make tap water taste better
Hot on the heels of our story about CamelBak’s All Clear water bottle comes a variation on a similar theme. Whereas CamelBak’s innovation focuses on purifying unsafe water, however, UK-based Black+Blum’s Eau Good water bottle embraces the centuries-old use of active charcoal to make every day tap water taste better. READ MORE…
With last night’s victory over the Hornets, the Memphis Grizzlies have clinched a playoff spot in the Western Conference. As the fifth seed, the Grizzlies will most likely meet the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round.
It should be noted that the Grizzlies could catch and surpass the Clippers in the standings and earn home court advantage in the opening round. Three out of the four remaining games for the Grizzlies are against below .500 teams where are the Clippers’ remaining schedule are all above .500 teams and on the road.
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As I’ve mentioned before on this site, it’s imperative that you work on being an interesting and likeable person. With this book, Guy Kawasaki has laid out a roadmap for achieving that goal.
As Guy mentions in his book, many people consider this to be the How To Win Friends and Influence People of the modern age. The book is full of tips ranging from how to engage your zygomatic muscles which improve your smile, to methods for contructing emails to make them more impactful.
At first glance, this can seem to be a book for how to be more extroverted. But, believe it or not, Guy is actually an introvert. Whichever end of the spectrum you’re on, you will definitely benefit from reading this book.
Click here to view some sample chapters.
Electronic spoon reveals when soup is too salty
Restaurant and processed foods are notoriously saltier than home-cooked varieties, which can prove a problem for those with high blood pressure or other conditions that require a reduced sodium intake. Since it’s sometimes hard to tell just how salty a soup really is, the Salinity Monitor Spoon is now on hand to help by measuring the salinity of liquids and sauces. READ MORE…