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Paralegal applications: anyone waiting quite a while to hear back?

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    I have applied to 3 firms, not heard anything back yet and it has been 2-3 weeks. Do they usually take this long?
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    (Original post by James.Carnell)
    I have applied to 3 firms, not heard anything back yet and it has been 2-3 weeks. Do they usually take this long?
    In my experience of applying for paralegal jobs, it was the exception rather than the rule that I would even receive a response if they were rejecting me.
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    (Original post by ULawAJ)
    In my experience of applying for paralegal jobs, it was the exception rather than the rule that I would even receive a response if they were rejecting me.
    Haha, great.
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    (Original post by James.Carnell)
    I have applied to 3 firms, not heard anything back yet and it has been 2-3 weeks. Do they usually take this long?
    They do and when they reply, its usually rejection.
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    (Original post by Topu)
    They do and when they reply, its usually rejection.
    You applied to many so far? I have only applied to 5 but all rejections afaik so far.
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    (Original post by James.Carnell)
    You applied to many so far? I have only applied to 5 but all rejections afaik so far.
    i've applied around 20 since the august of 2015 till now and all rejections. and these are just paralegal applications. i have applied to 13 or 15 legal vacation schemes, 12 training contracts and all rejected. and these are the ones i have counted and i've applied all over UK and Europe. and the rejections are still pouring in.
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    In my experience no response is a rejection. I'm about to start one on Monday, and when I submitted to CV to them they asked me to come in for an assessment centre about 12 hours late. They can be quick if they like what they see.
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    i applied for 5 roles, i got interviews for three within a working day, got a rejection within 3 working days, and haven't heard from a final one, so clearly got rejected for that one (applied a week ago).
 
 
 
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