My husband applied for a higher position in his company about 4 months ago. The job is considered an executive position and will triple his salary. He is not completely qualified for the job but I told him it won't hurt to apply. And the way he isn't qualified is that the job asks for a bachelor degree in that field and he only has a associate degree. He did 2 years of general course college before then though. So he did go to college for 4 years, he just only earned an associates degree in the field. He gained a lot of experience in that field during school and at the internship. He also won many awards already in that field.
A few weeks after applying, his boss approached him and told him what a great worker he is and how he should be trying to move up, not get stuck like most of his coworkers. DH told him about how he applied for the job. Boss said that's great because they really need people in that field and since DH has a perfect attendance record at work, he should get it. He also said he would put in a good word for him too.
Then a month later, DH checks status of application and it says "not qualified candidates, see other position." I figured it meant he didn't get it, so we said oh well. Then he gets a email from his work saying they decided not to offer the position, but they did have another position they wanted him to apply for. He clicked on the link to the other position and it was the exact same position as before. So, he re applied. My guess then was they re-posted it hoping they got more qualified candidates. Now it's been another 2 months and each time he checks the status, it says "pending." Really, should we even expect a call by now?
BTW, he works for an airline. Currently he does baggage handling but the position he applied for is video services. He would be making training videos and company status videos for stockholders. His degree is in tv production. He's won a few film challenges and did the nominee graphics for the local Emmy's. He also made a music video for a coworker, an inspiring rapper.
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