Example 1 (MD):

Basically I shoot an email, respond the next day

i shoot an email back, they respond in minutes

Call the prerson

thank you email

few more emails back and forth, asks for my resume

i send resume, no response

Example 2 (VP):

Shoot emails back and forth

Person asks for resume and to schedule a call in a week or two

Email resume, no response

There were immediate responses at first, but no response after the resume

What's up, does this mean my resume just sucks? should i call them to ask if they had the chance to look it over and ask for recommendations? not sure what to even call about really...

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Comments (11)


Post your resume

"The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets."

-John D. Rockefeller


Not necessarily your resume, there are a multitude of reasons why the opportunity could have gone away...

In reply to balls.mahoney

How do you even know if the "opportunity go away"

am i just overthinking it?

In reply to thatruth34pp

How do you even know if the "opportunity go away"

am i just overthinking it?

They stop responding to you or outright tell you that you're out of the running.


Might be overthinking it... people do get busy.


Email back a week later saying you just wanted to make sure they got your resume. They might just be busy.


At this time every year... a bunch of new users ask people to post their resumes. I've done the same thing. These guys just want to look at your resume to work on their own.

There's a chance they could be circulating your resume to the right people, so just hold tight and circle back in a week or so.


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Telling from my own experience.

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