I’ve heard job seekers — and even career professionals — say you should judge a company by the job hiring process. Did the company answer your emails? Were you kept informed along the way? Did you feel valued every step of the process?
Well … here’s my take on it. You just can’t tell for sure if the hiring process you’re experiencing actually reflects the company. Or the specific department you’d be joining. Even if you interviewed with the department and haven’t heard back — that may have nothing to do with how they treat employees. Or feel about you.
“Well they can at least answer my emails!”
Truth is they can’t always answer. [Read more…]