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Paul Baker
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about 2 months ago
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My friend got a verbal job offer, then 24 hours later they said the job no longer exists

On Friday, one of my friends Elijah got a new marketing job. We went out and celebrated, he was so happy...

He just texted me that he got an email saying they decided to not go with the position, with no explanation. I'm so bummed out for Elijah. Should he follow up and get an answer? #advice

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Janice Welch

You should know how to manage your verbal talk to your boss

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Johnny Little

No way, he should be thankful he found out their true colors and consider himself lucky. On to a better fit w/people who have integrity.

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Daniel Olson

Such a corporate move. I dislike corporate decisions. Such a shame for Elijah!

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Angelica Campo

I had a written offer and a background check when they retracted the offer because they made an internal change at the last minute. I had given my current employer a notice. Try that one on for size. I have been out of a job for 6 months.

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Angelica Campo

In addition my background and job history is perfect.

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Regina Pierce

I wound ask for a full explanation, then inquire if there were other positions that I might be considered for.

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Susan ubbaga

Scammers!! They ask for your full details and later after getting they tell you no

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Tachi F.

I had that happen with the post office before. I was emailed a job offer, accepted it, and next day hiring freeze. Company mentioned they had halted hiring for the position until further notice. I never heard from them again.

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David Cobourn

It's an old scenario. The management probably evaluated their present infrastructure and decided not to employ him. My suggestion is to move on. I'm sure there will be brighter opportunities down the road.

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David Cobourn

One more thing, keep your chin up and positive.

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