What Goes On Behind the Scenes After a Job Interview … and MORE!

One of the most confusing and frustrating parts of job search is what happens AFTER the job interview – or even after you submit your application when you first apply for the job. You did your part, but you have no control over what the employer is doing – or how much time they are taking to get back to you.

So what is really happening? And is there anything you can do to help make sure things go as well as possible or help speed up the process? Or at least keep yourself from going totally buggy while waiting to hear back. Some useful information about the employer side of the process:

What goes on after you apply for a job?

It’s not that you can change or even influence all that much after the application process has started – apart from your communications and interviews, of course. But there are things going on behind the scenes of the employer that might help you better understand and manage the process. Some articles I hope will help:

♦   Job Applications: What Happens AFTER You Apply for a Job
♦   When and How Does an Employer Check Your References?
♦   Do Employers Really Check Work History and References?