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How to Follow Up On a Job Application

By April 17, 2014

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You have submitted a job application or sent a resume to a company you'd like to interview with and you haven't heard back right away. What do you do next?

You can either wait patiently, presuming the employer will contact you if they are interested or you can opt to follow-up with the employer - if you can find a contact person to follow up with. Here are the pros and cons of following up, and how to follow up on a job application, if you do decide to do so, after applying for a job.

After an interview though, you should always follow up with a thank you letter or thank you note reminding the interviewer about your key qualifications for the job and reiterating your interest in the position.

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