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How Do I Guarantee My Application Was Received?

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Dear Experts,

What is the appropriate way to follow-up with a company after submitting a resume and before the interview? If they say “no calls” and have not contacted you, how should you go about ensuring that your application has been received?

Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:

Q#254 if no immed call, can wait 5-7 biz days, say “making sure u got my materials”; However…(more) (@juliaerickson)

Q#254 keep in mind w/many applicants, they cd get ur info & not want 2 interview u; a call may hilite u. (@juliaerickson)

Q#254 If you have waited a long time, call anyway. You likely have nothing to lose at that point. (@gradversity)

Q#254 Foll up by asking job specific question 2 clarify if qualified 4 position. If u connect, mention u applied 4 pos. (@kgrantcareers)

Q#254 If you do it online, there should be a confirmation. If not, I’d give it 7-10 days b4 checking. (@beneubanks)

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