Hello, all! I have a quick question regarding job-search etiquette. Is it appropriate to ask (during a follow-up phone call regarding a position appplied for) when a decision will be made for filling the position? I made such phone call today to ensure that my resume and cover letter were received through the mail and to ask about my application status at this time. After confirming the above, the question "Do you know when a final decision will be made regarding the position?" just spilled out....yikes! I think the manager was not expecting me to ask this question but she thanked me for calling and asking about the opening.... now I'm second guessing whether I screwed up big time by doing so....ugh
So, in your opinion, is this appropriate...or not so much?