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There's a fine line between professionally assertive and desperate.
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There's a fine line between professionally assertive and desperate.
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"Okay. So over the past few weeks I've been in the middle of pursuing a new job. Since the beginning of the interview process, I've had five interviews -- FIVE -- for the same position. I  feel that they all went well, and I made a great impression on my potential employers. After my final follow-up thank you note to my interviewers, the head honcho said he would be in touch with me within a week with their final decision. Well folks, it's been a week. Nothing. I really want to follow up and ask, without sounding annoying, but should I? I mean, if it was one or two interviews, I might have let it go. But after five, I feel like I at least should get an answer. There's a fine line between professionally assertive and desperate. Should I call/email to follow up, or just leave it and assume I've been rejected?"

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