Eight Frequently Asked Job Search Questions

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FAQ #5. How long should I wait before following up?

If you don’t hear back from an interviewer right away, don’t follow up again until after the interviewer’s deadline has passed. If the date passes and you still haven’t heard anything, send a brief follow up to remind the interviewer about your qualifications and interest in the open job. After that first follow up, you can follow up again every 7-10 days, up to two more times, for a total of three follow ups. If you still haven’t heard back, you should move on.

During the job search, every job seeker comes across lots of questions. How long should my resume and cover letter be? How long should I wait before following up? Not all of these questions need an entire article to answer, but they all deserve attention. This is your chance to get the answers to some of the questions you’ve been pondering during your job search. Heather R. Huhman, a Glassdoor career and workplace expert, has answered eight frequently asked questions about the job search.


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