Dear Landa

Dear Landa

Another installment of advice to the joblorn, where questions are sometimes real, sometimes not – but try to imagine the ones we can’t print.

Dear Landa,

I hate to bother you again, but I just read something that said recruiters advise people to make a maximum of two phone calls to a prospective employer. They said that after that, it’s considered stalking. Now, that’s probably just one of those silly Internet things but I wanted to run it by you. And, since you haven’t returned any of my messages, I thought I’d also try to get an answer via snail mail.

Signed,

Don’t want to be a pest

 

Dear (Didn’t want to be a) pest:

Sorry I didn’t get back to you sooner. But, after sifting through today’s voicemail and clearing out the eight or nine messages (all but one, from you), then gathering the six e-mails you sent last night, I simply ran out of time. You know, not every piece of information on the Internet is silly. When communicating with a prospective employer (or recruiter, for that matter!), always ask how they prefer to communicate (phone, email, text, social media), and how often, and stick to it.

Signed,

Landa

One Response to Dear Landa

  1. Rita

    I would like to work in a field that where I can benefit the company and be an asset to the company

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