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Re: Interview in Switzerland

Mmm, I got the impression that wasn't the best interview he's ever had! Oh well, time to wait and see! Thanks you for all the good luck messages.
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Old 04.07.2013, 21:07
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Will have to hope for the best then. And remember, you may think it wasn't that good, but their opinion is the one that matters.
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Re: Interview in Switzerland

Always difficult to do an interview when both parties are not physically there I.e. Skype, phone etc. really hope you get the answer you want though! It's been a rollercoaster for you.
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Mmm, I got the impression that wasn't the best interview he's ever had! Oh well, time to wait and see! Thanks you for all the good luck messages.
It's always tough when you're not face-to-face. Hopefully they realize that and will 'grade on a curve'.

Good luck in any case.
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Re: Interview in Switzerland

Thank you! I appreciate all the messages.

I think looking back to Thursdays interview, Switzerland may not happen for us. Before Thursday there was a large part of us thinking yes, this could happen. Now we really don't see it happening at all. I feel sad that it could all be over. Time to think positively and sit patiently for an answer!
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No news? On tenterhooks here.......
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Re: Interview in Switzerland

I'm guessing after almost two weeks things didn't go to plan.

For what it's worth, thanks for the interesting thread, and we were all hoping for a positive outcome for you.

There is no shame in being unsuccessful. There is only shame in having never tried at all.

I'm sure there will be more opportunities in the future, so don't give up based on 'one' job.

If you are reading this, it would be nice to hear from you again to find out how things actually finished up.


Until then, I'm hoping that you're just busy with packing, and the transfer protocol.
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Thank you! I appreciate all the messages.

I think looking back to Thursdays interview, Switzerland may not happen for us. Before Thursday there was a large part of us thinking yes, this could happen. Now we really don't see it happening at all. I feel sad that it could all be over. Time to think positively and sit patiently for an answer!
I, like probably many others, have been following your thread with interest, and our fingers crossed.

If you have had no feedback until now I don't think that it can all be over yet.

It might be that they are leaning towards another candidate and you are number two, but don't want to tell you until they are sure if the other candidate can agree on terms.

Have you thought of ringing them up and asking what the status is? This also gives you another opportunity to say how interested you are in the position and possibly work in a couple of reminders of your strong points.

As TidakApa says, even if this one doesn't work out, try again. If you don't get this one, don't let it discourage you. You must have been very near the top position.

And if you should unfortunately not get the position then speak to the decision maker to find out where he felt you were weak, to improve for the next time.

Anyway, all the best and my fingers are still crossed.
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Did your husband get the job? I do hope so, let us know how this story ended, hopefully a new one is beginning for you.
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Re: Interview in Switzerland

Hi all

Looking back at this thread, it's so lovely to read all your supportive messages. I think when my husband got the dreaded 'no', I was so sad I couldn't bare to write anything. We tried again last year and got to the same stage again - several interviews, a long wait, then a no. Both times he's come very very close.

Now another year on and we're going to try again. Fingers crossed - third time lucky
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Hi all

Looking back at this thread, it's so lovely to read all your supportive messages. I think when my husband got the dreaded 'no', I was so sad I couldn't bare to write anything. We tried again last year and got to the same stage again - several interviews, a long wait, then a no. Both times he's come very very close.

Now another year on and we're going to try again. Fingers crossed - third time lucky
Sorry to hear it hasn't worked out so far, but thanks for coming back to update us. Hopefully it will work out this time.
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Hi all

Looking back at this thread, it's so lovely to read all your supportive messages. I think when my husband got the dreaded 'no', I was so sad I couldn't bare to write anything. We tried again last year and got to the same stage again - several interviews, a long wait, then a no. Both times he's come very very close.

Now another year on and we're going to try again. Fingers crossed - third time lucky
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Sorry to hear it hasn't worked out so far, but thanks for coming back to update us. Hopefully it will work out this time.
It's a harsh reality that job market is tough at the moment. I'm getting impression that one needs to send 50-100 applications before something promising will pan out. I get advices to stick to current job as long as you can before the things will bounce back again.

Keep your eyes open, don't let the doubt and desperation creep in. One day that special offer will come. Eventually, they always do ...
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