I know an employer is considering hiring me. They have said they would call my reference persons, but they haven't done that yet.
Is it OK to give them a call and ask how things are going? Would that show interest or impatience and desperation?
@drbjork i'd write them an email tomorrow asking how long this gonna take, cuz you have other people who are interested in hiring you
@ckohtala @meena @the_passivist I sent them an email yesterday saying that a time plan would be good since I have other job opportunities waiting. Things happened fast after that. I got reports from two of my references that they had been interviewed and an email asking if waiting for feedback until Monday would be ok. 😜
@drbjork I think 2-4 weeks is a reasonable time to ask for feedback. But I would call and not write an email, on the phone you get more informal feedback that you wouldn't normally write.
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