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    I received an email today from an prospective employer saying they would call today with an offer. I received the email 5 hours ago! Call me already!!!!!
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    Did they ever call? I kinda understand the feeling. I was told Tuesday by the Nurse Manager I interviewed with that she forward my info to HR to proceed with recruitment. I still havent heard anything.
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    No he did not.

    Here's the short version: Great interview! They double teamed me with the Administrator and nurse manager. The interview was very informative, all three of us were asking good questions and getting good answers. I was with them for about an hour. Afterwards I went straight to the post office and mailed a handwritten thank you card to each of them. At the end of the interview he said he would get back to me in a couple of days.

    On day 3 I had not heard from him so I sent an email that said I had thought about a few questions on the interview, one of which I did not think I fully answered, blah blah blah. Then reiterated my sincere interest in working on their home health team.

    The next day I had an email back from him saying thank you for my interest and he was VERY interested in what I could bring to their team and could I please wait until next week as he was tying up some loose ends. I responded with a short email saying of course I would and to enjoy the sunshine over the weekend.

    I did not hear from him the whole week so I wrote a very short email that said, "touching base" (in the subject line) and "I'm still interested" as the message. He wrote back moments later and said (I'm quoting), "We are too! I should be able to contact you later today after I work out a couple of things we have in the works. Thanks for contacting me."

    I waited all day Friday and he didn't call. Should I call him Monday? I don't think I should send another email.

    This is forms home health case manager position. I know the job requires initiative so I'm thinking if I call him Monday I'm showing initiative and interest. I also exhibited patience as its been almost 2 weeks since the interview. What do you guys think? I don't want to blow it, but I don't want to lose it.

    Opinions please?
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    Quote from five10fevr
    Did they ever call? I kinda understand the feeling. I was told Tuesday by the Nurse Manager I interviewed with that she forward my info to HR to proceed with recruitment. I still havent heard anything.
    I hope you hear from them Monday. I know HR can really drag their feet. They seem to forget how eager and anxious we are to get a job.
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    Thanks, I hope so too.
    I know how hard it is to wait. I had my initial interview early Feb. Try to hold out a few more days, maybe call Tuesday afternoon if you dont hear anything. You dont want to seem like a pest either. Just my opinion.
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    Quote from five10fevr
    Thanks, I hope so too.
    I know how hard it is to wait. I had my initial interview early Feb. Try to hold out a few more days, maybe call Tuesday afternoon if you dont hear anything. You dont want to seem like a pest either. Just my opinion.
    Exactly, I don't want to be a pest.
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    He didn't call on Friday so I waited til almost the end of the work day and called him. I got the job. :-)
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    I am so happy that you got the job. Did he say why he didnt call? I am still impatiently waiting for my call. As my last email said "We will be in contact soon..." How long should I wait it has been a week.
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    He didn't call because he was interviewing people for a different position as well in marketing and wanted to do it all in a group. I guess I pushed his hand a little but each time we had correspondence he thanked me for contacting him. The first time I waited three days to send an email after he said he would contact me in two days. Then he said he would get back to me next week and I did not hear from him so email on a Friday and received a positive response from him but no call. So I called on Monday and he said, "I would like to offer you the job".
    I think you should send an email. My friends advised me to keep it short and sweet. I just put, "Touching base" in the subject line and "I'm still interested" as the message and signed my name and phone number. I think you need to show interest, it may put you above someone else that they do not hear from.
    Good luck and let me know what happens!
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    Also, since you are dealing with HR now instead of the nurse recruiter or manager, definitely call or email them.


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