Five Ways to Keep Employers Interested After an Interview

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Gauge the employer's attitude

Paying close attention to how you receive feedback from the employer can be a good indicator of whether you should keep in touch. If the interviewer or hiring manager seemed very friendly and timely with your follow up emails, this could indicate you have the opportunity to continue your relationship with the employer.

You've just finished a phone interview with an employer. Although you're feeling positive about the interview, the employer said they would only be in touch if they don't find someone more experienced. Feels like a slap in the face, right?

If you find yourself in this situation after an interview, it's easy to jump to conclusions. Your first thought after a bad job search experience might be the employer will never contact you. You could also make the decision to forget about the interview and move forward with the rest of your job search. Regardless of how you're feeling about the interview, don't give up hope just yet.

There's a secret to getting noticed by employers after an interview; you need to keep them interested even if they don't hire you for the position. If you can make a good first impression and catch an employer's interest, they're bound to keep you at the top of their list of potential candidates.

To keep an employer interested in your application, it'll require some action on your part. Heather Huhman, writing for Glassdoor.com, has identified five ways you can keep your application at the forefront of an employer's mind during their hiring process.

 

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