Episode 5

Even after the interview, you're still not done

February 21st, 2019

38 mins 25 secs

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About this Episode

You aced the interview, but you don't have the new job until you accept the offer! Liz and Kat cover how you navigate in the period after the interview.

  • After the interview, should you send thank you notes?
  • Would a thank-you gift make you stand out?
  • When can you check back if you haven't heard anything?
  • What do you do if you realize you totally screwed up an answer?
  • What's the number one thing you should do while you're waiting to hear back from your dream job?
  • When do you give up?
  • Do people lose offers becaue of their behavior after the interview?
  • How do you manage multiple offers?
  • How to compare offers beyond their base salary, and why the size of the paycheck may not be the most important part.
  • What if the offer is too low?
  • Can you negotiate a "best and final offer"?
  • Can you play one offer against the other, even if you don't think you'll take it?