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    Hi there!

    Couple weeks back I found a post on a forum from a recruiter advertising for a job that would be my perfect graduate role.
    So I sent the guy an email and after some back and forth and a phone interview we arranged a skype interview which took place last wednesday.

    The interview was a bit off a mess, there were so many technical issues (neither partys fault) and an hour after the interview was supposed to start they decide to just do a phone interview with the two interviewers on loud speaker.

    On Friday I emailed the recruiter to thank him and the company for their perseverance during the issues. He called me a couple hours later to say that the interviewers were impressed but there were some gaps and they'd like me to take a technical test, he'd be in touch early this week with the details.
    It's now Friday and I haven't heard anything. At this point I'm assuming I haven't got the job but I would like to know for sure.

    I'm just wondering if anyone had any advice on if I should contact the recruiter and what to say if so.

    Thank you in advance, didn't intend this post to be so long
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    (Original post by Soily26)
    Hi there!

    Couple weeks back I found a post on a forum from a recruiter advertising for a job that would be my perfect graduate role.
    So I sent the guy an email and after some back and forth and a phone interview we arranged a skype interview which took place last wednesday.

    The interview was a bit off a mess, there were so many technical issues (neither partys fault) and an hour after the interview was supposed to start they decide to just do a phone interview with the two interviewers on loud speaker.

    On Friday I emailed the recruiter to thank him and the company for their perseverance during the issues. He called me a couple hours later to say that the interviewers were impressed but there were some gaps and they'd like me to take a technical test, he'd be in touch early this week with the details.
    It's now Friday and I haven't heard anything. At this point I'm assuming I haven't got the job but I would like to know for sure.

    I'm just wondering if anyone had any advice on if I should contact the recruiter and what to say if so.

    Thank you in advance, didn't intend this post to be so long
    Hi Soily26


    Well done with your interview - hopefully there's some good news waiting for you from this recruiter.

    If you were told that he would be in contact early this week I'd definitely recommend getting in touch. Give him a call rather than email as you'll be able to get an answer straight away and your message won't get lost in their inbox.

    In terms of what to say, I'd go along the lines of "Hi, just wondering if you've heard back from (employer) yet, it's been a while and I haven't heard anything so just wanted to make sure I haven't missed a call?".

    Best of luck, and let me know how you get on! :five:

    Matt - NTU PG TSR Rep
 
 
 
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