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Has anyone ever been called back for a second interview and NOT gotten the job?

i had a really awesome interview yesterday for a great job that would double my income. the guy i met with said he loved what he saw and would like me to come back for a second interview and meet with the recruiting director. what do you think the odds of me getting this job are?

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Asked by LoriaAnn at 2:35 PM on Oct. 17, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • A second interview can go either husband has been turned down after second interviews, but I've always been hired at second interviews.

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:39 PM on Oct. 17, 2009

  • I once went through 3 interviews for a job and didn't get it :(

    Answer by Blueliner at 4:08 PM on Oct. 17, 2009

  • I have had as many as seven interviews and not been hired.

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:22 PM on Oct. 17, 2009

  • I had a third and didn't get hired... So, yeah.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:45 AM on Oct. 18, 2009

  • Last Spring my DH got a 3rd interview and then a meeting with the owner in person.... and nothin'. It happens sadly.
    We found out later he was over qualified..... maybe u too?

    Answer by hibbingmom at 3:04 AM on Oct. 19, 2009

  • I've gotten to the 2nd interview, and didn't get the job. The reasons were that the company decided to hold off on filling the position, another reason is that they chose another candidate. So, yes it can happen.

    Answer by BingsMommy at 10:38 PM on Oct. 19, 2009

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