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Seriously, though, that's quite the feat to catch that...
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I have been doing the standard apply for jobs to get out of the Pub. Still waiting for feed back on another role I had the interview last week. The company I had an interview last week I am still waiting for feed back on so the question is, do I phone that company and risk being seen as over-eager, gimme, gimme, I can,I can. Also the company on Friday is a bit of a mystery a search for them only gives an index page with no details other than the site is being worked on... from what I was said to me on the phone they do know a previous employer of mine, it could be interesting as we meeting at a local cafe rather than on-site. Just those two details are a little odd what do you think
Always ask when you will hear, if it goes beyond that then you have every right to chase them. If you have gone through an agent phone them every ten minutes if you want to.
As for the cafe job, nothing to lose from talking to them, unless you're worried about being kidnapped. Sounds like a startup who are only just starting to me, could be interesting and better than nothing, could also all go tits up in a week or be difficult getting paid at times.
Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.
I always ask when and if I will hear from them, the odd thing was they said we will be in touch as soon as we can. The 'cafe job' sounds like they are like the company I worked for before who are or were rather small and controlled...
Oooh 'eck I hope not, the company I worked for that they know the boss of kept telling me that C# was useless, I was not a programmer that I wasn't 100% happy with C++ using Borland Builder for Windows 2006. I was under the impression that Borland had bitten the dust...
Dignity would prevent me from chasing up job feedback, but that's just me. Job interviews are like contacting someone on a dating site; no response means no interest, no-one wants to be "that guy" asking "why don't you want me?"
As for the café, I've been interviewed in a café before. The office wasn't that big so there were no real meeting room type places for privacy, and they were also one of those hipster companies who like to think the local café is like a second office where "some of our best work gets done". You know the types.
Don't make the same mistake as me by asking them to "Irish up" the coffee though I called and I called but they wouldn't tell me why they didn't want me....
Hmmm 'Hipster' that word is terrifying, along with 'script kiddie' & 'database guru' anyone who uses those terms to describe themselves or their wants are first against the wall when the revolution comes in book!
Recruiters can be a bliss but they can also be very nasty. So if they use anonymous telephone numbers or mystery companies ... just be careful not to give up any details about your current employment that should not be of their concern. Also do not give up any details about where else did you apply and how far did you get. If they have a candidate of their own they will find a similar candidate and then check his skills and applications. Then they will call his companies to offer their candidate for less money. Especially in contracting this is quite widespread.