Patience might be a virtue but she doesn’t always pay the bills.
There is a certain excitement that comes over you when you see your ideal job being advertised. Maybe you are currently in a position that no longer cuts it or have been out of work and dying to get back in the game. Like a good little applicant you send over a clean resume which in fact awards you a follow up and interview. You do everything you can to shine brighter than Rihanna’s diamond — saying the right things, highlighting your accomplishments and exude the necessary confidence and team player capabilities. With that gut feeling in place, you think you nailed what you needed to do and the job is yours.
But did you do everything necessary in the protocol handbook?
Some people are a little clueless when it comes to job follow-up etiquette, and that’s okay so long as you make some changes in your approach to help ensure you do not seem too desperate or uninterested. Here are some do’s and dont’s to following up on a job interview.